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Tension Grows in Georgia, Russia Angry

Tensions grew in Georgia on Thursday after some of its soldiers were seized in a breakaway region while Russia accused the Tbilisi leadership of goading its wayward province into retaliation. Georgian officials also said an armed group in South Ossetia region had opened fire on a Georgian peacekeeping checkpoint, wounding two soldiers and kidnapping one of them. The clashes in South Ossetia were the latest flare-up since new President Mikhail Saakashvili moved to restore central control over separatist regions that seek closer ties with Russia. Full Story

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