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The Russian Opposition Speaks out on Georgia

The Other Russia translates the following statement of position on the Georgia invasion by the leaders of the National Assembly shadow parliament organization from the pages of Yezhedevny Zhurnal.  The document was signed by such noteworthy figures as Garry Kasparov, Oleg Kozlovsky, Lev Ponomarev and Boris Nemstov:

From August 8-13, 2008, an armed conflict took place on the territory of South Ossetia and in various regions of Georgia. [The conflict] led to numerous casualties among the South Ossetian and Georgian populace, including the deaths of peaceful residents and Russian soldiers.

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