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August 18, 2008

Russia takes more ground in Georgia despite pullback vow

Despite assurances that it would withdraw troops from Georgia starting Monday, the Russian military operated with impunity as its forces moved convoys in and out of the city of Gori and plowed through a police roadblock in Ingoeti, some 25 miles northwest of Tbilisi, the capital. McClatchy reporters in both central and western Georgia saw no signs Russian troops were withdrawing.

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