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The 2008 War in South Ossetia

By Bernard

This is the Report Paper from OCdt Daniel Hoyt about the 2008 War in South Ossetia.  Here are his original front page and table of contents.

OCdt Hoyt Daniel
25 Nov 08
Introduction to Economics
383 920 520
Bernard Gagne

The 2008 War in South Ossetia

Table of Contents

1.1 Introduction
2.1 Russian Participation
2.2 Equipment Used
2.3 The War in Cyberspace
3.1 Consequences for the Geo-Political Situation in the Area
3.2 Impact on the Georgian Economy
4.1 Conclusion
4.2 Sources
4.3 Annex


In August 2008, Georgia launched an air and land bombardment of Tskhinvali, the capital of the breakaway region of South Ossetia. In response to this, Russia, Georgia's northern neighbour sent troops into South Ossetia and conducted a bombing campaign of Georgia. Russian troops along with South Ossetian forces invaded the interior of Georgia. The conflict was ended shortly after with the mediation of the European Union. The ground conflict lasted 5 days. On 26 August 2008, Russia recognized South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The purpose of this report is to explore several issues presented by this conflict especially the economic impacts of it.

The 2008 War in South Ossetia:

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