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Tensions simmer over South Ossetia

A war of words has broken out between Russia and Georgia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia, as the anniversary of last summer's conflict approaches.

Tbilisi says Moscow is trying to annex more Georgian territory, whilst Moscow accuses Georgia of firing on South Ossetia over the weekend.


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