Russia-Georgia: conflict goes to court

Ivan Volodin, the First Secretary and Acting Head of the Division of General Legal Issues at the Legal Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry

Today we will talk about the Caucasian peace settlement. October saw several clashes between Russia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia on the one side and Georgia on the other: fortunately, this time not on a battlefield but in the Court of Justice in The Hague and at a negotiating table in Geneva. Both sides claimed victory and blamed the opponents for the breakdown of peace talks. Is there a way out? We will discuss it with the Head of Division at the Russian Foreign Ministry Legal Department, Ivan Volodin.