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Georgia brings suit against Russia to the Hague Tribunal

August 11 2008

Georgia brings suit against Russia in the Hague international tribunal. This was stated at a briefing in Tbilisi, the Georgian Interior Ministry deputy Ekaterina Zguladze.

"The article presents facts about the genocide of Georgians in the Abkhazian war from 1992 to today's events, including Russia's actions in Georgia" - said Zguladze.

Investigation Committee of the Russian Prosecutor's Office is currently collecting evidence of genocide in South Ossetia. Evidence of mass killings of Ossetians come in large numbers, RIA-Novosti.

Previously, the investigation committee of North Ossetia opened a criminal investigation into the attack by Georgia on South Ossetia. Told assistant director of the Investigative Committee Chermen Zangiev.

Georgian troops on the night of August 8, invaded South Ossetia and shelled its capital - the city of Tskhinvali. The authorities of the unrecognized republic have reported massive civilian casualties - more than 2 thousand. Killed more than ten peacekeepers.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday ordered the Investigation Committee under the Russian Prosecutor's Office to collect and document evidence of crimes committed in South Ossetia, calling the genocide of the Georgian breakaway republic, writes Pravda.Ru .

See also:
In Russia defused nine Georgian saboteurs, terrorists
Georgia used mercenaries for aggression against South Ossetia

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