By Zaza Gachechiladze for The Messenger
Friday, March 20
Moscow has just signed a treaty on alliance and partnership with the de-facto South Ossetia region. Internationally, this move has been assessed as a step taken to annex Georgian territories.
The signing ceremony coincided with the anniversary of Crimea’s annexation and the international Geneva Talks.
Putin said after the meeting with the South Ossetian leader Leonid Tibilov that implementation of the treaty was backed by major financial resources.
“Nearly 1 billion rubles will be allocated in 2016 for the purpose of implementing the provisions set out in the …read more