Russia introduced to the UN Security Council on Tuesday a draft resolution that calls for an arms embargo against Georgia.
"Georgia has been arming very aggressively in the past few years," Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told reporters.
"The military budget of the country has grown over the past six years by 50 times .
and we believe that it was put to very bad use as they attacked South Ossetia," Churkin said.
"It should be in the interest of the members of the Security Council to introduce such an arms embargo against Georgia," he noted.
The Russian proposal came after its conflict with Georgia on Aug.
Following a five-day war with Georgia during which Russia sent in troops to South Ossetia to reclaim control over the region run by Russian peacekeeping force, Russia recognized South Ossetia and another Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia as independent states on Aug.
Russia also said it will formally establish diplomatic ties with the two breakaway regions of Georgia on Tuesday.
The Russia recognition has not been echoed broadly in the international community but triggered strong objections from the West that is backing .