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#1 Probably the Russians just gearing up to cash out some more of their chips while Zero's still President. It might also have stuff to do with the tensions between Armenia and Azerbajan, with Georgia's existance being an unfortunate side-quest for Putin.
Also, that's the direction Russian troops would be going if they were to meet up with the Iranians and squeeze out the capacity of the West to stop their nuclear program.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-09-22 18:35||