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Georgia expects Russia to invade at dawn

Latest update : 2008-08-10

Shota Utiashvili, head of the Georgian Interior Ministry's information department, says that Russian forces are waiting for dawn to start active operations against Georgia.

TBILISI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Russia has brought 6,000 troops into Georgia and a further 4,000 troops by sea and is preparing to attack Georgia at dawn, a Georgian Interior Ministry official said early on Sunday.

"All of them are waiting for dawn to start active actions. Georgia faces a humanitarian catastrophe," Shota Utiashvili, the head of the Georgian Interior Ministry's information department, told Reuters.

Date created : 2008-08-10

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