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Russians dig major fortifications in Georgia

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Russian forces dug trenches and built long-term fortifications inkey areas of Georgia today, yet rolled columns of tanks northtoward home elsewhere, picking and choosing with military precisionexactly how their nation would comply with the terms of anEU-brokered peace accord. – Brisbane Times (The Brisbane Times — 22 August, 2008)
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TBILISI, Georgia, Aug. 19 — Russian troops returned to the Georgian port city of Poti on Tuesday, taking 20 Georgian soldiers prisoner, towing away several American Humvees and blowing up a missile ship, reporters and Georgian officials said.

(Washington Post — 20 August, 2008)
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ZUGDIDI, Georgia, Aug. 18 — Russian troops remained camped out Monday in a Georgian military base in this western city and in a nearby house said to be the Georgian president’s vacation retreat, showing no sign of leaving on what Moscow called Day One of a pullout from Georgia.

(Washington Post — 20 August, 2008)
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GORI, Georgia A promised Russian withdrawal from Georgian territory accelerated on Friday as troops began leaving some of their foremost positions and Georgian officials expressed optimism the Russian military would be gone from the key city of Gori within hours.

(Washington Post — 23 August, 2008)
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A convoy of food aid for beleaguered Georgians rumbled through a Russian checkpoint Wednesday, despite few signs by soldiers of fulfilling Moscow’s promise of a pullback within two days. (MSNBC — 20 August, 2008)
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GORI, Georgia, Aug. 22 — Russia pulled troops and armored vehicles out of vast swaths of seized territory and ended its 10-day occupation of this Georgian city Friday, but Georgian and foreign officials disputed Russia’s claim that it had complied with the terms of a recent cease-fire agreement. (Washington Post — 24 August, 2008)
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NATO-Russia relations have plunged to their lowest point in yearsover the conflict in Georgia and Russia’s failure to withdraw fromthe former Soviet republic. (Sydney Morning Herald — 20 August, 2008)
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SKRA, Georgia, Aug. 24 — A large explosion Sunday morning destroyed a train carrying oil through this town in central Georgia, engulfing mangled cars in a tower of flames. Georgian officials said they suspected Russian forces had mined the track or an adjacent military base.

(Washington Post — 6 hours ago)
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MERETI, Georgia, Aug. 19 — There are seven men missing from this small village, residents said Tuesday, providing aid workers with the names and ages of those allegedly snatched by militiamen while fleeing the advancing Russian army.

(Washington Post — 20 August, 2008)
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TBILISI, Georgia — It was evening, and Manana Rodiashvili had just milked her cow. The disputed region of South Ossetia had seen skirmishes in recent days, but her village was calm.

(Washington Post — 6 hours ago)
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TSKHINVALI, Georgia, Aug. 22 — On the steps of the bombed-out Parliament building Thursday, down the street from a neighborhood in ruins, the black-suited maestro prepared to lead a concert he aptly called a requiem, or composition for the dead.

(Washington Post — 22 August, 2008)
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A U.S. Navy warship carrying humanitarian aid anchored at the Georgian port of Batumi on Sunday, sending a strong signal of support to an embattled ally as Russian forces built up around two separatist regions. (MSNBC — 16 hours ago)
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