Speaking to a group of business and political leaders in Italy, Cheney faulted Russia for invading the former Soviet republic, killing civilians and displacing thousands of Georgians, and failing to abide by a ceasefire agreement from the European Union.
"This chain of aggressive moves and diplomatic reversals has only intensified the concern that many have about Russia's larger objectives," he said. "For brutality against a neighbor is simply the latest in a succession of troublesome and unhelpful actions by the Russian government."
Cheney bashes Russia for 'brutality' in Georgia, CNN, September 6, 2008
Some news is just hard to comment on... I mean, sure, war is brutal business. And by war I mean... well, invading Iraq in 2003, for instance. But even if the Russians acted as brutally in Georgia as Mr Cheney says - why would the Vice President for Torture have a problem with that?