Churchill was correct about Russia.
I direct all readers here to my July 10 post regarding "innovative" forms of national conflict.
Georgia and Russia edge towards war over South Ossetia
Russian jets accused of invading airspace and bombing border towns as
rebels clash with Georgian troops in breakaway region
Helen Womack in Moscow and Anil Dawar guardian.co.uk, Friday August 08
2008 09:38 BST Article history
Georgian troops have launched a full-scale bombardment of separatists
in the breakaway region of South Ossetia, raising the risk of all-out
war with Russia and other former Soviet states.
In a televised statement, the Georgian president, Mikhail Saakashvili,
said Russian aircraft had bombed several Georgian villages and other
civilian facilities. He said there were injuries and damage to the
"A full-scale aggression has been launched against Georgia," he said,
before urging Russia to immediately stop the bombing. "Georgia will
not yield its territory or renounce its freedom," he said.