Shevardnadze Speaks on the Georgia Crisis 'This War Could Have Been Avoided'

Eduard Shevardnadze, former Soviet foreign minister and president of Georgia prior to being overthrown by Mikhail Saakashvili, says that both sides made mistakes in the lead up to the war between Georgia and Russia. But NATO, he says, made one of the decisive errors.
A Russian soldier stays behind a barricade in the western Georgian town of Teklati as Georgians protest ongoing Russian presence in the town on Tuesday.

A Russian soldier stays behind a barricade in the western Georgian town of Teklati as Georgians protest ongoing Russian presence in the town on Tuesday.

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