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Azeri military analyst explains the Russian attack on Georgia in 2008

By Messenger Staff
Monday, August 1
The Azerbaijani military analyst, Ildirim Mamedov, believes that during the attack on Georgia in August 2008, Russian aviation made 12 bomb attacks on the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline in the direction of western Azerbaijan in particular. Only four of the bombs exploded, without damage to the pipeline. According to Mamedov, the Caucasus and in particular the South Caucasus, is the most sensitive area for Russia and this is why it deploys its most efficient regiments in this region. Russia still sees itself as a superpower and tries to exercise control over the South Caucasus territories using a form of "oil imperialism".