After a war in 2008, Moscow recognised the separatist South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent, while the West still holds these to be occupied Georgian territories. Moscow has thousands of troops deployed in bases there. Due to this, Georgia‘s chances of entering the EU and NATO remain dubious.
Exceptionally few human decisions will lead to consequences measured in a dozen thousand or a hundred thousand years, which is the time to be needed for radioactive waste from the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant to decay before it reaches the level of naturally-occurring background radiation and will not pose threat to living organisms. […]