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2008-09-09 09:00:15

Text of report by Russian state news agency RIA Novosti Moscow, 9 September (RIA-Novosti): Dmitriy Medvedev believes that "without a doubt, the more observers from the OSCE and EU there are on Georgian territory, the better".

2008-09-09 09:00:14

By MEGAN K STACK By Megan K. Stack Los Angeles Times MOSCOW Russia will pull its troops out of Georgia proper in a month, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev pledged Monday, but only after international monitors deploy around the breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

2008-09-09 09:00:04

By Jamey Keaten Associated Press MOSCOW -- Russia's president pledged Monday to withdraw troops from key areas of Georgia after 200 European Union monitors deploy later this month as part of a revised cease-fire agreement.

2008-09-09 00:00:09

By Anne Penketh Russia has agreed to withdraw its troops from Georgia proper within a month as long as 200 European Union monitors are in place by 1 October.

2008-09-08 21:00:08

MOSCOW. Sept 8 (Interfax) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy said he has agreed with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on a comprehensive withdrawal of the Russian troops from Georgia within a month.

2008-09-08 15:00:03

French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced Monday that Russian troops would soon exit Georgia but would remain in South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

2008-09-08 12:00:12

GEORGIA will appeal to judges at the International Court of Justice today to impose emergency measures to halt what it calls a campaign of ethnic cleansing by Russia in the separatist regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

2008-09-08 12:00:12

By Vanessa Mock The French President embarks on a high-riskmission to Moscow today, buoyed by support from the EU but with few guarantees of a major breakthrough.

2008-09-08 12:00:12

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and an EU delegation arrived in Moscow to discuss Russia's observance of cease-fire terms with Georgia.

2008-09-05 18:00:07

US Vice President Dick Cheney condemned Russia for what he called an "illegitimate, unilateral attempt" to change Georgia's borders by force.

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2007-12-27 10:11:13

Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...

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