Soviet victory in WWII was “a symbol of the highest achievement of historical Russia in its confrontation with the collective West”.
NATO troops’ participation in Georgian military trainings compelled Putin to open new military bases on Georgia’s occupied territories, to hold referendum in South Ossetia to change the name of this region.
No evidence given. It is a common trait of pro-Kremlin disinformation to claim that hostile actions taken by the Kremlin are due to a provocation from NATO/ the West/ the EU. NATO supports the wide-ranging democratic and institutional reform process underway in Georgia, who aspires to be a member of the organisation bit.ly/2pKw00E, .