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The War over South Ossetia

Posted by smeddum on September 5, 2008

The War over South Ossetia Gowanswordpress
Filed under: Civil Society, Color Revolutions, Georgia, NGOs, Rose Revolution, Russia, South Ossetia — gowans @ 10:36 pm
By Stephen Gowans
On August 4, 2008, Russia’s deputy foreign minister Grigory Karasin phoned US assistant secretary of state Daniel Fried to complain about the build-up of Georgian troops in the vicinity of South Ossetia. [1] Two days later, South Ossetian leader Eduard Kokoity, having evidence that Georgia planned a military strike before the month was out, told Denis Keefe, Britain’s ambassador to Georgia, that a Georgian invasion was imminent. [2] Read the rest of this entry »

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