August 8, 2015

Ossetia 2008 war anniversary: From accusing Russia to admitting Georgia's attack

Seven years ago today, Georgia attacked its then breakaway republic of South Ossetia with the aim of bringing it back under Tbilisi's control.

Over night heavy artillery pounded the capital also targeting Russian peacekeepers in the area. Hundreds of civilians and over 70 peacekeepers were killed in the following days.


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