Latest South Ossetia war Stories
Breakaway Abkhazia may demand striking a fresh balance with Georgia in terms of the distribution of the energy generated by the Inguri hydro-electric power plant, a Georgian newspaper has said.
TBILISI. Oct 9 (Interfax) - Georgia resumed the import of electricity from Russia via the LEP-220 Salkhino power supply line running through Abkhazia under the existing power exchange deal between the Russian and Georgian generating systems.
Satellite images captured before and after the 7-8 August clash between Georgia, South Ossetian separatists and Russia reveal that 424 civilian structures near Tskhinvali were damaged by 19 August â€“ although they appeared intact in images taken on 10 August and earlier, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has reported.
Text of report by private Georgian Imedi TV on 8 October [Presenter] The EU monitors have officially confirmed that Russian military forces are withdrawing [from areas adjacent to Abkhazia and South Ossetia].
By From news reports Russia will pull back Wednesday from the southern edge of a buffer zone inside Georgia adjacent to South Ossetia, a senior Russian officer said, ahead of a deadline Friday.
Russian troops begin dismantling posts in Georgia MOSCOW, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Russian troops started dismantling posts in the buffer zone around South Ossetia and Abkhazia to meet the Friday deadline for their withdrawal from Georgia's territory, the Itar-Tass news agency reported on Sunday.
By Sophiko Megrilidze Associated Press NADARBAZEVI, Georgia -- Russian troops began dismantling positions Sunday in the so-called security zones inside Georgia they have occupied since August's brief but intense war, a Georgian Interior Ministry official said.
By SOPHIKO MEGRILIDZE By Sophiko Megrilidze The Associated Press NADARBAZEVI, Georgia Russian troops on Sunday began dismantling positions in the so- called security zones inside Georgia that they have occupied since August's war, Georgian and EU officials said, a sign Russia will fulfill its pledged pullback.
World in brief TBILISI Russian troops have begun dismantling positions in the security zones inside Georgia that they have occupied since August's brief but intense war, in the first reported sign of a promised pullback, a Georgian Interior Ministry official said.
TSKHINVALI. Oct 5 (Interfax) - A truck carrying garbage from Tskhinvali was attacked from the direction of the Georgian village of Nikozi on Sunday, acting South Ossetian Interior Minister Mikhail Mindzayev told Interfax. "A builder of the Chechenstroi company was killed," Mindzayev said.
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