Russia 2008 — Russia 2022 (Beijing 2008 — Beijing 2022)

Luca Silipo
2 min readFeb 22, 2022

While Putin’s army proceeds in its ‘peacekeeping’ mission to restore order in Eastern Ukraine, just if it was Kremlin’s backyard, some considerations are due.

On August 2008 — as Olympic games were being inaugurated in Beijing — Russia launched air attacks throughout Georgia and Russian troops engaged Georgian forces in South Ossetia. On February 2022 — as Olympic…

Luca Silipo

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