Go! And take your undies with you: “Georgia has demanded that Moscow quit part of a military base on the Black Sea, saying the sight of Russian troops drying their underwear was ruining the reputation of its former imperial master.
Russia’s two military bases in Georgia are a major irritant in relations between the two nations.
Georgia wants Russia to withdraw, seeing the bases as an unwelcome reminder of rule from the Kremlin, while Moscow says it needs a decade to pull out.
‘They are drying their underwear, and the remains of a once-great army are lying around on their armoured vehicles. I do not think this is good for Russia,’ President Mikhail Saakashvili said on Georgian television.”