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Putin blames US for Georgia role


Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused the White House of orchestrating the conflict in Georgia for domestic political reasons.

Meanwhile, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has met with Asian leaders at a summit of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation, where countries expressed deep concern about events in Georgia and Moscow's recognition of its two breakaway republics.

Jim Fish reports.


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