This article presents a somewhat elucidating perspective:
The Russian Empire Strikes Back - TIME
Pravda's "insights" on the matter:
Russia urges Georgia to pledge not to use force (photo) - Pravda.Ru
From The two-faced, underhanded foreign policy of Georgia - Pravda.Ru
The position of the Russian Federation has been consistent, clear and as usual, by the book of diplomacy. Mocow has worked tirelessly behind the scenes, convening peace councils, trying to mediate between the two sides, always respecting both positions and constantly stressing the need to find a solution which satisfies Tblisi as well as Tskhinvali.
It seems that nothing changes. Georgia’s most infamous exports are its undrinkable wines and disgusting, low-quality dangerous food products while its most famous export was Josef Stalin. Maybe he should have stayed at home and concentrated more of his efforts there.