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Report damns Georgia for starting war

The findings of an investigation into last year’s war between Russia and Georgia, commissioned by the European Union and published last week, has harsh words to say about both sides in the conflict, but is far more critical of the role played by Geor

3rd October, 2009

The findings of an investigation into last year’s war between Russia and Georgia, commissioned by the European Union and published last week, has harsh words to say about both sides in the conflict, but is far more critical of the role played by Georgia. Georgia is identified as having started the conflict on August 7, 2008.

On that night, according to the investigative team, headed by Swiss diplomat Heidi Tagliavini, ‘‘a sustained Georgian artillery attack...

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