Riots In Georgia And The Potential For Another War

The situation in Georgia has been quite similar to the Ukrainian situation. There are two regions within Georgia that are pro-Russia (South Ossetia and Abkhazia), and there was a war between Tbilisi and these two dissenting states. Russia went to war with Tbilisi to defend these two states. In Ukraine there are two pro-Russia regions — Luhansk and Donetsk. And Russia went to defend these two states against Kiev. If rioters in Georgia ever succeed in overthrowing the government (and this may happen years from now), then you would have a very anti-Russian government ruling Georgia which would then go to war against South Ossetia and Abkhazia. In this situation, you would have the potential for another Georgian-Russian war: