Medvedev has been accused of indecision in the Russian grid war
Morning News Russia, some retired generals accused the Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev in the 2008 war between Russia and Georgia in the performance of indecision. This is the Medvedev outgoing president in May, was the most serious attack, once again lead to the suspicion of the outside of their political status decline.
the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the Russian-cell war, these retired generals in the spread of the Internet a “lost day (The lost day)” documentary expression of the accused, including Russia, former Chief of Staff 巴卢耶夫斯.巴卢耶夫斯 Russian National Security Council adviser, two months before the outbreak of that war, Medvedev lifted duties.
in August 2008, the Georgian military attacked the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali, Russia then send troops to restore constitutional order on the grounds of the Georgian army out of the region after five days of fighting. Georgia said that attacks by the Russian-backed separatists provoked, the aim is to lure the country fall into the trap; Russia claimed that they are in the protection of civilians.
documentary, said in early August 2008, Russia forces will be ready to deal with possible attacks by Georgia, South Ossetia, in the North Caucasus. However, although the Georgian army began at 14:00 on the 7th attack on South Ossetia, but Russian troops until the next morning received a counter-attack command.
the documentary maker is on the 7th day delay. According to their statement, the Russian army should be much earlier to fight back, so as to stop aggression as soon as possible. 64 Russian soldiers killed in the Russian grid War.
巴卢耶夫斯 accused the wording of the most acute. “In my opinion, the commander in chief should be said that: ‘according to plan action.’ The basic commands is essential, but it is issued after the seriously delayed.” He said, “I’m sure the (command) in the The body was issued in Beijing, Putin urging everyone here a lot of fear. “the outbreak of war, when he was Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is in Beijing, to attend the Beijing Olympic Games opening ceremony.
Russian President Putin himself in the 8th to the media details of the grid of war in Russia, said active combat operations had already started back in early August 2008, but the year in Tskhinvali on August 5 to the situation on the 8th, he was informed from the media, and wish to avoid is the so-called “behind-the-scenes decision-makers”.