Aug 11, 2008
Up to 2,000 Killed as Russia-Georgia Fighting Enters Fourth Day
After four days of heavy fighting, Russian tanks are now approaching central Georgian cities away from the separatist regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Russian officials say Georgia provoked the assault by attacking South Ossetia late last week, causing heavy civilian casualties. NATO’s Secretary General and President Bush have both condemned Russia’s “disproportionate” use of force in Georgia. [includes rush transcript]
Russia-Georgia war could become nuclear!!