Russian warning over tourists in Georgia 'war zone'
Moscow has issued a warning to Georgia that it will protect holidaying Russians from any aggression in Georgia’s breakaway Black Sea resort region of Abkhazia, after weeks of escalating tension between the Kremlin and the US-backed president of the former Soviet republic, Mikhail Saakashvili. The Georgian leadership has stated that Abkhazia is not a place for holidays, but a war zone. “Doesn’t this mean that Tbilisi wants to play with fire?” a Russian foreign ministry press release that pledged to protect Russian citizens said, the Interfax news agency reported. Full Story