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Shevardnadze Ready to Cooperate With New South Ossetia Leaders

20 November 2001 TBILISI, 19 November (Sarke)–The self-proclaimed Republic of South Ossetia held presidential elections on 18 November. The Georgian population of the region [which represents about 30 percent] did not take part in the elections. According to preliminary data, the presidential candidate Eduard Kokoyev is ahead of his main rival Ludwig Chibirov, former leader […]