Georgia amid slowing of the processes of European integration turns towards Russia, despite the quarrels with her in the past, this opinion was expressed by the journalist Michael Birnbaum in the publication for The Washington post.
"Few believed that this Pro-Western country that has experienced a short military conflict with Russia in 2008, the Kremlin will have the opportunity again to detect resting. However, as long as the West goes back down when it comes to accepting Georgia into the EU and NATO, Pro-Russian sentiments in it are growing, " - said in the text.
Birnbaum emphasized that not so long ago the Republic was established the mission of the Russian state media, which publishes materials in the Georgian language. In addition, Moscow has increased its investments in energoinstal and other key sectors of the Georgian economy) "." Former Soviet politicians warn that the Russian Federation has the chance to gain an advantage, if Georgia is to exclude from the Western clubs, " he said, reports the news Agency. The Creator reminded about the fact that in may, EU leaders not to talk about the prospects of membership of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova into the European Union. Moreover, were postponed plans to mitigate the visa regime for Georgia." Caution the EU due to the reluctance to provoke the Russian Federation on reciprocal steps, say participating in the discussions, the employees of the foreign Ministry, " he summarized. Tbilisi broke off diplomatic relations with Russia after Moscow recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia in the last month of summer 2008. Commissioners of the new government that came to power on the results of the parliamentary elections of 1 October 2012, was named one of the top priorities of foreign policy of normalization of relations with Russia, but not to the detriment of the principle of territorial integrity of the country.