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Georgia’s breakaway South Ossetia sets vote to join Russia

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Russia has exercised effective control over the region since fighting a brief war with Georgia in 2008. Russia and a handful of other countries recognize South Ossetia as an independent state. Most of the world still considers it to be part of Georgia. The referendum roughly follows the pattern of Crimea.
3 months ago

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News18 India

Georgia's Breakaway Region to Hold Referendum on Joining Russia in July: Leader

The leader of Georgia’s breakaway region of South Ossetia on Friday set July 17 as a date for a referendum on joining Russia. “Anatoly Bibilov signed a decree on holding a referendum in the Republic of South Ossetia," his office said in a statement, citing his people’s “historic aspiration" to join Russia.

3 months ago·India
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Reuters

Georgian breakaway territory sets July 17 referendum on joining Russia -Tass

The president of the Georgian breakaway region of South Ossetia on Friday announced the territory would hold a referendum on July 17 on whether to become part of Russia, Tass news agency said.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Breakaway region of Georgia to hold referendum on joining Russia

Georgia’s breakaway region of South Ossetia will hold a referendum on joining Russia on 17 July, the region’s leader announced on Friday.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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NDTV

On Georgia's Breakaway Region Joining Russia, Leader Sets Referendum Date

The leader of Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia on Friday set July 17 as a date for a referendum on joining Russia.

3 months ago·New Delhi, India
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abc News

Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia sets vote to join Russia

The leader of the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia has announced that a referendum will be held in July on joining Russia

3 months ago·United States
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Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia sets vote to join Russia

The leader of the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia announced Friday that a referendum would be held in July on joining Russia.

3 months ago·United States
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