The Trump administration claims that Russia has tilted the playing field in their favour, and they might be right.
President Putin's reaction came shortly after the Russian Parliament unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up sanctions on Georgia.
The visit of a Russian lawmaker to Georgia sparked protests in the country which has long been caught in a political tussle with Moscow.
The war erupted in 2008 when Georgian troops failed to regain control over the Moscow-backed breakaway province of South Ossetia, ending with a France-brokered truce.
The decision comes after Bashar al Assad’s regime recognised the independence of breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Breakaway Georgian region Abkhazia wins football world cup for unrecognised countries and diasporas after defeating Panjab 6-5 on penalties.
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