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Georgia’s Breakaway South Ossetia Heads for Presidential Run-Off; Abkhazia Chooses New Parliament

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Georgia’s breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia have held elections, but the European Union and the United States refused to recognize the polls. In South Ossetia, voters cast ballots Sunday to chose a new president after disputed November elections were annulled by a local court. However, none of the four candidates won the majority […]

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South Ossetia’s Self-Proclaimed President Hospitalized After Police Raid

Posted February 10th, 2012 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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South Ossetia’s self-proclaimed president, Alla Dzhioyeva, has been hospitalized in serious condition after becoming ill during police questioning, hours ahead of her planned inauguration Friday. Investigators in Georgia’s breakaway province said Friday the former education minister is suspected of organizing a coup attempt last year. Police went to Dzhioyeva’s headquarters to question her late Thursday […]

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