Friday, August 8, 2008

Russian forces enter South Ossetia

150 Russian tanks and other AFVs have crossed the border into the breakaway South Ossetia region of Georgia and headed towards the capital Tskhinvali. Georgia meanwhile has claimed to have shot down 2 Russian aircraft amid reports of Russian Su-24s and -25s attacking Georgian positions though Russia have denied it. The Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev, meanwhile has said that those responsible for the deaths of Russians would be punished.

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