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Posted inCaucasus, Eastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Duma Backs Putin Over Georgia Policy

13 September 2002 MOSCOW, 13 September (Gazeta.Ru)–The Russian State Duma on Friday adopted a statement ”On the state of Russian-Georgian relations” in which it fully supported a letter sent by President Vladimir Putin on 11 September saying that Russia could use its right to self-defense and launch strikes at terrorists hiding on Georgian territory. The […]