Kremlin hybrid war tactics in Georgia, 2008, and Ukraine, 2014-2015 | Infographic

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2015/09/05 • Infographics, Military analysis

Georgia had the eastern Ukrainian scenario played in Tskhinvali and Abkhazia back in 1991-1993. Volunteer fighters from Russia, Russian regular forces participating in major attacks, a ceasefire that was breached by Russian invading forces, and denials of Russian military presence, despite the evidence. Seven years later, we can clearly view the buildup to the Russo-Georgian conflict as a trick from Kremlin’s “hybrid war” playbook.

Read more:
Georgia ’08: Putin’s first dabble in hybrid war gone wrong
Top 10 Russian lies about the Georgia war
From separatism to integration into another state: the way of Georgian territories 

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