Video: GORBACHEV on 'Russia' and 'Georgia'

Video: GORBACHEV on 'Russia' and 'Georgia'
by Haj Seyd Mammad

Last night, Thursday, August 14, 2008, CNN's Larry King interviewed the former President of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, on the crisis between Georgia and Russia.

Following the interview, Larry talked to the President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, to get his response to Gorbachev's comments.

This is the interview, and the response:



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I have a question ...

by Shir-Ali Moslemov (not verified) on

If Russians are so keen in holding on to both the 'Abkhazia' and the 'South Ossetia' regions of Georgia because of the high densities of ethnic Russians in both regions, then shouldn't they similarly let 'Chechnya' become some form of an autonomous and independent state since there are almost no Russians there.

As the saying goes: 'Isn't what is good for the goose also good for the gander' - Am I missing something here? Or, is it a case of 'Might is Right' ......

Really :) -