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Georgia and Russia Nearing All-Out War

June 7, 2018
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As Russia moved in more forces and continued aerial bombing, it appeared determined to occupy South Ossetia and Abkhazia. (New York Times — 53 minutes ago)
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Columns of Russian armor crawled up the deep passes of the Caucasus Mountains on Saturday toward the border with South Ossetia in a push to support Russian troops fighting in the Georgian separatist region. (CNN — 12 hours ago)
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The status of South Ossetia has been a nagging irritant on Russias southern border, with Ossetians yearning for separation from Georgia and appealing to Russia for support. (New York Times — 9 August, 2008)
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As Georgian troops launched a major military offensive Friday to regain control over the breakaway province of South Ossetia, the former Soviet republic’s president accused Russia of bombing its territory. (CNN — 8 August, 2008)
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Georgia pounded the capital of its breakaway South Ossetia province with heavy weapons Friday after a cease-fire broke down within hours and separatists said they were under siege. (MSNBC — 8 August, 2008)
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Separatist fighters blew up a Georgian armored personnel carrier, killing the two soldiers and injuring six others, an interior ministry spokesman said. (New York Times — 8 August, 2008)
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Georgia does not want war in its breakaway region of South Ossetia, President Mikheil Saakashvili said after Russia accused Tbilisi of triggering clashes with rebels. (New York Times — 7 August, 2008)
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