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Georgian special forces prevented the South Ossetians vote

November 12 2006

Today in South Ossetia held a referendum on independence from Georgia and the presidential elections. In the morning near the village of Avnevi landed about 60 Georgian special forces who are obstructing a vote.

"In Avnevi airborne landing of special forces of the Ministry of Defence of Georgia of 60. They do not give the vote to those who did not have time to do so until that time ", - said chairman of the committee information and the press in South Ossetia, Irina Gagloyeva.

According to her, despite the fact that in this village authorities in South Ossetia does not fully control the situation, many villagers are members of South Ossetian passports and participated in elections and referendums. "It's such a specific" - explains Gagloyeva.

She is particularly noted that the authorities in South Ossetia will not take forceful action against the Georgian troops, so they do not want to violate the situation in the country as a whole. According to her, the Georgian authorities "just and want us to respond harshly to any means to try to disrupt the referendum and elections." On this pass, "Vesti-24.

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