SV:USA hotar Ryssland med kärnvapen

by yeslove, August 20th, 2008 | 4 Comments | Svenska

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The olympic war

by yeslove, August 12th, 2008 | 2 Comments | Svenska

George Bush and Mikeil SaakashviliGeorge Bush and Mikeil Saakashvili, Tblisi 2005.

Wikipedia:Ancient Olympic Games

During the Olympic Games a truce or ekecheiria was observed. Three runners known as spondophoroi were sent from Elis to the various participant cities at each set of games to announce the beginning of the truce. During this period armies were forbidden from entering Olympia, wars were suspended and legal disputes and the use of the death penalty were forbidden.

Mark Almond:Plucky little Georgia? No, the cold war reading won’t wash

Although Mikheil Saakashvili has done little for the refugees since he came to power early in 2004 – apart from move them out of their hostels in central Tbilisi to make way for property development – he has spent 70% of the Georgian budget on his military. At the start of the week he decided to flex his muscles. (more…)