Russia and Turkey hit Islamic State targets near al-Bab in Aleppo provinceWorld January 23, 20:06
Russia’s 4th Yasen-class submarine completes hydraulic testsMilitary & Defense January 23, 18:56
Arctic airport in search for investorsBusiness & Economy January 23, 18:50
Rosneft begins Arctic shelf’s seismological exploration from 2017Business & Economy January 23, 18:38
Tesla takes the lead in sales of electric cars in Russia in 2016Business & Economy January 23, 18:18
Politician says European-style reforms to degrade Ukraine’s economyWorld January 23, 18:16
Russia has potential to further upgrade MiG-31 fighter jetsMilitary & Defense January 23, 18:10
Russian cinema sets box office record chalking up nearly $145 mln in 2016Society & Culture January 23, 17:37
German foreign minister says long-term solution to Syrian crisis to be discussed in GenevaWorld January 23, 17:34
WASHINGTON, July 5. /TASS/. Pro-Russian sentiments are on the rise in Georgia as the West is backing away from the South Caucasus nation’s path to Eurointegration and NATO membership, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.
"In this fiercely pro-Western nation that fought a brief war with Russia in 2008, few thought the Kremlin could ever regain a toehold," the paper said.
Russia has recently increased its presence in Georgia by opening Georgian-language outlets of its state-owned news network and deepening investments in the energy industry and other key sectors, according to the paper. At their May summit, the EU leaders also stopped short of talking about the prospects for Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova to EU membership, the paper said.
Moreover, the EU delayed its plans to ease a visa regime with Georgia.
"The EU caution stemmed from a desire not to inspire backlash from Russia," the paper said.