Medvedev: Russia's top priority in S.Ossetia was to defend our citizens, interests (RT EXCLUSIVE)

RT News Channel

RT News Channel

2,3K
326 просмотров
After the Georgian army launched a full-scale attack on the capital of South Ossetia in 2008, then-Russian president Dmitry Medvedev ordered Russian troops to intervene, the hardest decision in both his political career and life. The Prime Minister speaks with RT's Oksana Boyko about how it started and the behind the scenes political gambles that led to the conflict. FULL TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW: http://on.rt.com/h4j3xw