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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". "I am hoping that this will at least stop the Georgian military regime making foolish moves," the Russian president said today in a meeting with Russian Defence Minister Anatoliy Serdyukov. The Russian head of state recalled that the previous day he and the French...

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. Russia agreed to the withdrawal after receiving a security guarantee that Georgia would not attack the Russian-backed republics, said Medvedev, who appeared with French President Nicolas Sarkozy after talks...

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. Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili cautiously endorsed the deal but insisted any final settlement with Russia must respect his country's territorial integrity. He made clear he still considers the breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia part of his country....

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. The French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, speaking after more than four hours of talks with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev, said: "The retreat of Russian forces. Accepted ... The acceptance of European observers. Accepted." Mr Medvedev said Russia would pull out of the Black Sea port of Poti and nearby areas in the next seven...

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. "In one month - a complete withdrawal of the Russian Armed Forces from the Georgian territory excluding [South] Ossetia and Abkhazia," will take place, Sarkozy told a press conference after the talks. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

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. Sarkozy said the pullout would be accomplished within a month and that Russia had agreed to withdraw from its positions between the Georgian towns of Poti and Senaki within a week. The RIA Novosti news agency said Sarkozy added that with the withdrawal timetable set, there was no reason not to move forward with next month's talks on relations...

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. The case at The Hague, in the Netherlands, opens a new legal front in the battle between Georgia and Russia for control of the regions and comes as French president Nicolas Sarkozy heads to Moscow for talks on the stand-off. In documents filed with the UN, Georgia...

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. Nicolas Sarkozy will struggle to persuade the Russians to withdraw troops from South Ossetia as part of a French-brokered peace plan between Georgia and Russia. He will also need to secure Moscow's backing to deploy an EU observer mission to the region of conflict. "I doubt very much the crisis will be over by Monday," said...

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. The goal of Sarkozy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana is to convince Russia to pull its troops from Georgia and comply with a cease-fire agreement brokered by Sarkozy and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev last month, The New York Times reported Monday. Medvedev called for "new approaches" before...

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. Speaking during a closely watched trip to US-allied Georgia, Mr Cheney also assured its president Mikhail Saakashvili that the United States was "fully committed" to his country's efforts to join Nato. "Georgia will be in our alliance," Mr Cheney said. The trip signals that the United States intends to continue cultivating close ties with...


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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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