The Cold War and the Cold Shoulder. Ghia Nodia28.10.2014
Cold Shoulder. Ghia Nodia28.10.2014 TBILISI - The Ukraine crisis has shattered key Western assumptions about Russia, and many analysts and policymakers have fallen back on the belief that Russian President Vladimir Putin must be acting irrationally. But it is Western assumptions that need to be questioned. In particular, what has made Russia so keen to undermine the current international order, first in Georgia in 2008 and in Ukraine now?