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Russia slaps Georgia with sanctions

Georgia released four Russian officers whose arrest on spying charges has angered its giant northern neighbor, but a vengeful Russia pushed ahead Monday with punitive sanctions aimed at dealing a painful blow to the economically struggling Caucasus nation. The tension reflected Moscow’s difficult relations with Georgia, which has defied President Vladimir Putin with a pro-Western stance, hosts unwanted Russian troops on its soil and is facing two Russian-backed separatist movements that could flare up in new violence. Full Story

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