This weekend sees Georgia play Russia in the deciding match of the 2008-2010 European Nations Cup Season.
For the first time in their history, Russia qualify for the Rugby World Cup Finals.
Wins for Russia and Georgia in this weekend’s round of European Nations Cup matches means that these two teams have all but secured their qualification to the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Russia took a giant step towards qualification for the Rugby World Cup by edging Portugal 14-10 in a tense encounter in Sochi this weekend.
We preview the 2010 Rugby European Nations Cup season. Both Russia and Georgia have a great chance of winning the title, and qualifying for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Note: This post was updated on 6 April 2009 to make clear that the European Nations Cup is a two year tournament, and that neither Russia nor Georgia have yet qualified for the 2011...
The Russia-Georgia conflict has moved to the disco dancefloor after Georgia’s decision to pick the none-too-subtle “We don’t wanna put in” as their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. Performed by Stephane and 3G,...
Remember the McDonalds theory of war – that two countries advanced enough to have a McDonalds franchise could never go to war? Well, it’s finally been blown out of the water by the Russia-Georgia war of 2008.
Siberian Light returns from vacation with some belated thoughts on the Russia-Georgia war.
Amazing video footage of an (allegedly) Russian MiG shooting down a Georgian drone over Abkhazia.