1. Seven months after the hot phase of Russia's August 2008 war on Georgia, Russian military forces continue to occupy Georgian territories in violation of the Six-point ceasefire plan brokered by French President Nicolas Sarkozy in the name of the European Union Presidency. It is hard to know Russia's purpose or to predict its next move—Moscow is likely divided. Certain, however, is that Russian military forces intend long-term occupation of the Georgian territories of Abkhazia, South Ossetia, the Akhalgori District and Perevi village.
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