Georgia, Tbilisi, 29 August/ Trend , corr N. Kirtskhalia/ The sanctions by the European Union and US against Russia should 'painful' enough, but so that it will not make Russia to lose 'civilized face at all', David Usupashvili, leader of Republican Party of Georgia said in Denver during the conference of Democrats.
"It is EU and US who can impose sanctions against Russia, but we should see that these sanctions will not isolate Russia from the civilized world, as the situation can further aggravate all over the world," he said.
Usupashvili called Georgian authorities to intensify work with EU to secure support of Europe for Georgia.
At the night of 8 August, large-scale military operations were launched in the self-declared South Ossetia republic. The Georgian troops entered Tskhinvali. Later the Russian troops entered the city and drove the Georgian forces back to the Georgian territory.
On 12 August, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announced that he has decided to end operations to compel Georgia to peace.
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