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Saakashvili stated that in August he repeatedly tried to contact the Kremlin 2008-11-28 18:44 Today Mikhail Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, appeared at the meeting of Temporary Parliamentary Committee for Investigation of Events on August 2008 and stated that before the war he repeatedly tried to contact Russian administration to prevent escalation of South Ossetian conflict.
Baramidze suggests that NATO will soon disintegrate 2008-11-28 17:39 Georgiy Baramidze, Georgian State Minister for European and Euroatlantic Reintegration Issues lets in the possibility of NATO disintegration under Russian pressure, Day.Az informs.
Lavrov: Georgia’s attempts to join NATO without MAP are “not serious” 2008-11-28 17:20 Sergey Lavrov, the Foreign Minister of Russia, believes that all attempts to grant Georgia membership in NATO without MAP (Membership Action Plan) are “not serious”, ITAR-TASS reports from Caracas.
Saakashvili confessed: he ordered to start combat actions in South Ossetia 2008-11-28 16:38 Georgian leader, Mikhail Saakashvili confessed that it was he who ordered to start combat actions in Tskhinval region. He stated it at the meeting of Temporary Parliamentary Committee for Investigation of Events on August 2008 on Friday.
Rogozin: the USA intends to dismiss President Saakashvili 2008-11-28 15:26 The USA is going to oust Mikhail Saakashvili as Georgian President, says Dmitry Rogozin, Russian Permanent Representative to NATO in his interview to Vesti, RIA-Novosti informs.
Today Mikhail Saakashvili answers the question of the Committee on August conflict 2008-11-28 15:07 Today Mikhail Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, will appear at the meeting of Temporary Parliamentary Committee for Investigation of Events on August 2008. This statement was issued by the President’s press service yesterday. "President himself expressed wish to participate in the investigative committee work and answer the questions that worry the MPs", - said the press service officer.
Ministry of Defense estimates cost of military bases in Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2008-11-28 14:15 Russia will spend from 10 to 12 billion rubles on building military bases in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the Gazeta informs, alluding to a high-ranking source in the Construction and Billeting service in the Ministry of Defense of Russia.
Georgian opposition proposes to institute the Order of Ezhov for “tame” judges 2008-11-28 10:39 The Labour party of Georgia intends to institute the Order of Ezhov, named after Nikolai Ezhov, the head of NKVD (the Soviet secret police) in the times the Great Purge (1937-1938), announces Kakha Dzagania at today’s briefing, Interfax informs.
Russia increases its military contingent in South Ossetia
The construction of the fourth military base of the Russian Armed forces began in South Ossetia. It was stated by a representative of the Command of Russian military contingent in South Ossetia.
The second war? Georgia’s Interior Minister doubts it
Following the scandalous exposures of Georgia’s ex ambassador to Russia Erosy Kitsmarishvili the parliamentary committee for investigation of the August events summoned the head of the Interior Ministry Vano Merabishvili. He accused Russia of preparation to the August aggression presenting photos and printouts of telephone talks and relieved Mikheil Saakashvili from responsibility for the failure in the military operation.
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