Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Russian Lawmakers Ask for Saakashvili Tribunal

Photo: Grigoriy Sobchenko

Members of the Just Russia faction in the State Duma have proposed that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin create a CIS tribunal to judge and punish aggressive acts by leaders of former Soviet republics, and Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, in particular. Just Russia member and former deputy speaker of the Duma Alexander Babakov said that events in South Ossetia motivated the legislators’ request. Kommersant-Sep. 24, 2008


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