The book is devoted to Russia's relations with the republics of the South Caucasus and the war of Georgia against South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The book examines the origins of the Georgian-Ossetian and Georgian-Abkhazian conflicts, the group of Russian forces in the Caucasus. The author also considers the Russian-Georgian and Russian-Ossetian and Russian-Abkhazian relations on the eve of war, strategy and tactics of opponents during the campaign, their strengths and weaknesses, analyzes the military operations by ground units, WSC, air force and air defense. This assessment of Russia's recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
The book is intended for historians, military experts, diplomats, and anyone interested in the problems of modern development.