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Text of report by state-funded Georgian Public Television Channel 1 on 21 September [Presenter] An especially large amount of unexploded ordnance has been discovered at the Senaki military base [which was occupied by Russian forces during and shortly after the August war].
Text of statement by Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website on 13 September In accordance with the agreements reached by Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev and French President Nicolas Sarkozy on 8 September, on 13 September Russian peacekeepers withdrew their posts from the Poti-Senaki line and left the territory of Georgia.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced Monday that Russian troops would soon exit Georgia but would remain in South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
TBILISI. Aug 23 (Interfax) - Russian troops and armor left the area of Senaki, including a Georgian Defense Ministry base located there, and proceeded toward the Gali district of Abkhazia, Georgian media reported on Saturday.
RUSSIA claimed to have completed its withdrawal from Georgia last night, but the US accused Moscow of breaking the terms of the ceasefire and retaining forces inside its southern neighbour.
Text of report by private Georgian TV station Rustavi-2 on 19 August [Presenter] Russians targeted the Poti terminal again today. The remaining property there was guarded by a Georgian platoon, but the Russian military detained them.
By MARTIN WILLIAMS RUSSIAN troops advanced into Georgia on two fronts yesterday, entering cities outside the breakaway provinces that have been previously the centre of the conflict.
From wire reports SENAKI, Georgia Russian armored columns entered the western Georgian city of Senaki and seized a Georgian military base Monday night after issuing an ultimatum to Georgia to disarm its troops along the boundary with the separatist territory of Abkhazia.
By Margarita Antidze TBILISI (Reuters) - A helicopter carrying Georgia's defense minister was shot at by rebels from the breakaway region of South Ossetia, forcing it to make an emergency landing on Sunday, a military commander said.
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