Russian artillery shelling Gori

Georgian Foreign Ministry spokesman said the Russian army began heavy artillery fire on the Georgian city of Gori, 76 km west of Tbilisi. Russian warplanes have been bombarding the city for the last few hours. The spokesman said that there is information that Russia intends to deploy tanks in the attack on Gori.

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  1. Russian ground troops have begun advancing toward Gori, which is an important transport crossroad, AFP reported. Georgia’s Ministry of Interior claimed that Russian tanks have advanced through South Ossetia and have begun shelling Gori. There are fears that Russian forces wish to cut Georgia in half.

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