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Cheney: Russian Aggression Must Not Go Unanswered

Cheney said further Russian aggression would have serious consequences for U.S.-Russian relations and the international community.


Russian tanks move into Georgian city

Russian tanks and troops moved through the separatist enclave of South Ossetia and advanced on the city of Gori in central Georgia on Sunday night, for the first time directly assaulting a Georgian city with ground forces after three days of heavy fighting.


Georgian Forces Pull Out of South Ossetia Capital

Georgia says it has withdrawn its troops from the capital of the breakaway province of South Ossetia, where Georgian forces have been fighting Russian troops for control.


Germany accuses Georgia of breaking int'l law for triggering S. Ossetia conflict

German deputy Foreign Minister Gernot Erler accused Georgia of violating international law by triggering a military conflict with Russia in the separatist Caucasus region of South Ossetia, the press reported Saturday


German minister says Georgia ‘breaking international law'

AFP reports that according to Gernot Erler, deputy to german foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Georgia is breaking international law by launching military action to reclaim South Ossetia.


Massive US Naval Armada Heads For Iran

The build up of naval forces in the Gulf will be one of the largest multi-national naval armadas since the First and Second Gulf Wars. The intent is to create a US/EU naval blockade (which is an Act of War under international law) around Iran. The neo-cons are counting on such a blockade launching a war with Iran.


Georgian Minister says Georgian Troops Surrounding South Ossetian Capital

A Georgian government minister says Georgian troops have captured five villages in the pro-Russian breakaway region of South Ossetia and are surrounding the region's capital, Tskhinvali. Earlier reports said the city was under heavy shelling from Georgian-controlled areas.


Georgia's President Calls for Cease-Fire in South Ossetia

Georgia's leader is calling for an immediate cease-fire in the breakaway region of South Ossetia. Russian warplanes carried out new airstrikes against Georgian military targets Saturday, as fighting between the two sides reportedly spread to another disputed region. Emma Stickgold reports from Moscow.


Fighting Between Russian, Georgian Forces Intensifies

Fierce fighting is continuing between Russian and Georgian forces in Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia, forcing hundreds of civilians to flee their homes.


UN Security Council Fails to Agree on Georgia

For the second time in less than 24 hours, the U.N. Security Council has been unable to agree on a course of action to stop the escalating violence in Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia. From United Nation's headquarters in New York, VOA's Margaret Besheer has more.


Russia says 1,500 killed in S.Ossetia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that 1,500 people have been killed in South Ossetia since the start of Georgia's attack on the breakaway republic.


EU Begins Enforcement of New Iran Sanctions

The European Union imposed new trade sanctions against Iran Friday, as Tehran continues to hold out against international demands that it freeze its nuclear enrichment program.


Georgia launches major attack on rebel province despite ceasefire-2

The Georgian military attacked the capital of breakaway South Ossetia on Friday with tanks and infantry and bombed a village, despite a ceasefire declared by Georgia, the separatist government said.


Russia: NATO should become history

Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin says he believes that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) should be consigned to history.


Georgian Minister says Georgian Troops Surrounding South Ossetian Capital

Fighting between Georgian forces and separatists broke out Thursday just hours after Georgia's President Saakashvili called for an immediate cease-fire.