After the ceasefire agreement, Stratfor declared that Russia had “largely destroyed Georgia`s war capacity.” [338] After the ceasefire was signed on August 12, Russian troops in Georgia attempted to confiscate and destroy Georgian weaponry, a process described by moscow`s defense letter as “demilitarization of Georgian forces.” [7] Most of the arms losses were suffered after the ceasefire. [339] Sarkozy negotiated the deal with Medvedev and Saakashvili. The sixth item was added at the request of the Georgian leader. Saakashvili initially drew attention to discussions about the “future status” of his breakaway provinces and highlighted these remarks. Medvedev agreed by phone, but Saakashvili later kept them out. Moscow said it was ultimately the business of the “people.” Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Saakashvili agreed on 12th August on the six points during discussions with the French President and current head of the EU, Nicolas Sarkozy. Russia`s recognition was condemned by the United States, France, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the President of the OSCE, NATO and the G7 on the grounds that it had violated georgia`s territorial integrity, UN Security Council resolutions and the ceasefire agreement. [255] [256] [257] [258] [259] In response to Russia`s action, the Georgian government severed diplomatic relations with Russia. [260] South Ossitian separatists began intensely shelling Georgian villages on August 1. This led Georgian peacekeepers and Georgian soldiers to retaliate stead for fire. [32] [33] [34] [35] [126] [127] On the night of August 1 to 2, shells and mortar fire were replaced. The total number of Ossetian deaths was six and the total number of wounded was now fifteen, including several civilians; The Georgian casualties were six wounded civilians and one policeman wounded. [124] According to the OSCE mission, the incident was the worst outbreak of violence since 2004.

[128] On August 2-3 and 3-4, the fire resumed overnight. [128] A 1992 ceasefire agreement was broken by Ossetian artillery fire. [37] [38] The six-point ceasefire agreement was signed by Russia and Georgia on August 12, 2008. With the signing of the agreement, the two sides agreed on this point: Russian forces temporarily occupied the Georgian cities of Zugdidi, Senaki, Poti and Gori and kept these areas beyond the ceasefire. The South Ossetians destroyed most of the Georgian ethnic villages in South Ossetia and were responsible for ethnic cleansing of Georgians.