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South Ossetia: Inside Georgia but dependent on Russia

Information Clearing House 19 Mar 2019
It broke away from Georgian rule in a war in 1991-92, in which several thousand people died, and continues to maintain close ties with the neighbouring Russian region of North Ossetia, on the north side of the Caucasus ... Around two-thirds of South Ossetia's annual budget revenues of around $30 million (€19.9 milllion) come directly from Moscow.
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World Cup 2018: Away from the party in Russia, neighbouring Abkhazia fight to be eligible ...

The Independent 14 Jun 2018
Tskhinvali were formed in 2007 in the breakaway republic of South Ossetia, a region in the north of little Georgia that, in 1991-92, fought a bloody war with Tbilisi for its independence ... Meanwhile in South Ossetia, local tensions escalated, culminating in a Georgian military ...
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Our Past: Overlooking the river

The Telegraph - Alton 04 Jan 2018
1991Georgian forces enter Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, Georgia, opening the 1991–92 South Ossetia War. 1991 – The United States Embassy to Somalia in Mogadishu is evacuated by helicopter airlift days after violence enveloped Mogadishu during the Somali Civil War. 2000Sri Lankan Civil War.
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Georgia Irked By EU Envoy's Visit To South Ossetia

Radio Free Europe 17 May 2017
... by an EU envoy during a visit to breakaway South Ossetia ... South Ossetia broke from central govenment control in a war in 1991-92, and Russia recognized it as an independent state after fighting a five-day war against Georgia in 2008.
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Regions and territories: South Ossetia

BBC News 09 Jun 2010
Long a source of tension in the region, South Ossetia was the focus of a full-blown war between Russia and Georgia in 2008 ... The collapse of the USSR and Georgian independence in 1991 only strengthened South Ossetia's determination to break with Tbilisi ... South Ossetia Status ... Separated from Georgia in a 1991-92 war.
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Moscow and Tbilisi 'ease tensions'

Al Jazeera 19 Nov 2008
Representatives of Georgia's South Ossetia and Abkhazia regions - both backed by Moscow - also took part in the talks on Wednesday. ... In August, Russia sent troops into Georgia after Georgian government forces tried to retake South Ossetia, which had thrown off Georgian rule in 1991-92.
photo: AP / Shakh Aivazov
Protesters hold Georgian flags and an anti-Russian posters outside the Russian Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia, Friday April 25, 2008 Protesters are demanding withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers from breakaway Geprgian regions of Abkhazia and Southern Osetia. Russia has rejected a call by key Western powers to rescind its plan to strengthen ties with two breakaway Georgian regions, insisting it only wants to promote their economic development and not annex them
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Russia, Georgia discuss tensions

TVNZ 19 Nov 2008
Russia sent troops into its small, ex-Soviet neighbour in August after Georgian government forces tried to retake Moscow-backed South Ossetia, which had thrown off Georgian rule in 1991-92 ... Both Georgia and South Ossetia blame each other for stoking conflict.
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Russia-Georgia talks over breakaway regions halted until next month

Globe and Mail 16 Oct 2008
The sticking point was whether representatives from South Ossetia and Abkhazia should be allowed to participate and in what format ... Months of skirmishes between separatists and Georgian troops erupted into war in August when Georgia sent troops and tanks to retake South Ossetia, which threw off its rule in 1991-92.
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Russia-Georgia talks suspended

International Herald Tribune 16 Oct 2008
The sticking point was whether representatives from South Ossetia and Abkhazia should be allowed to participate and how ... Months of skirmishes between separatists and Georgian troops erupted into war in August when Georgia sent troops and tanks to retake South Ossetia, which threw off its rule in 1991-92.
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Shuttle diplomacy marks Russia-Georgia talks

Independent online (SA) 15 Oct 2008
Russia and Georgia fought a five-day war in August and remain at odds over South Ossetia and ... Months of skirmishes between separatists and Georgian troops erupted into war in August when Georgia sent troops and tanks to retake South Ossetia, which threw off its rule in 1991-92.
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Russia-Georgia talks suspended until November

The Star 15 Oct 2008
Russia and Georgia fought a five-day war in August and remain at odds over South Ossetia and ... Months of skirmishes between separatists and Georgian troops erupted into war in August when Georgia sent troops and tanks to retake South Ossetia, which threw off its rule in 1991-92.
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Russia completes pullout from ‘buffer zones’ in Georgia

Dawn 09 Oct 2008
There was no immediate confirmation from a European Union mission monitoring the pullback from the two zones, which are on Georgian territory adjoining the rebel, pro-Russian areas of South Ossetia and Abkhazia ... South Ossetia, a small region with a population of about 70,000, broke away from Georgia in a 1991-92 war.
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Russia starts troop pullback from Georgia

Canada Dot Com 08 Oct 2008
KARALETI, Georgia - Russian troops started pulling back from buffer zones outside South Ossetia on Wednesday, two months after Russia's brief war with Georgia which increased tension with the West ... South Ossetia, a small region with a population of about 70,000, broke away from Georgia in a 1991-92 war.
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Russian troops pull out of Georgia buffer zones -

Yahoo Daily News 08 Oct 2008
There was no immediate confirmation from a European Union mission monitoring the pullback from the two zones, which are on Georgian territory adjoining the rebel, pro-Russian areas of South Ossetia and Abkhazia ... South Ossetia, a small region with a population of about 70,000, broke away from Georgia in a 1991-92 war.
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EU says Georgia's S.Ossetia likely closed to monitors

The Star 02 Oct 2008
But Russia's recognition of Georgia's two breakaway regions means "we will in all probability not be given access to patrol South Ossetia and Abkhazia," he said ... Skirmishes between separatists and Georgian troops erupted in war in August when Georgia's army tried to retake South Ossetia, which threw off Tbilisi's rule in 1991-92.

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