Politics Jul 02

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Russia-Georgia Talks Aim to Prevent Another Flare-up

Georgian and Russian officials reportedly engaged in constructive -- though at times strained -- talks this week and agreed to meet again in mid-September in the next of a series of discussions aimed at avoiding a repeat of August's five-day…

Nation Aug 26

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Russia Formally Recognizes Breakaway Georgian Areas

Russian president Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday formally recognized the independence of two breakaway Georgian regions, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, heightening tensions with the United States and Europe over the conflict in the separatist areas.