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Russia: August Coincidences

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Eastern & Central Europe, Georgia, Russia, Breaking News, History, International Relations, War & Conflict

In reference to the war in South Ossetia starting on the opening day of the Beijing Olympics, Ruslanas Iržikevičius of Lituanica notes [1] that several catastrophes in Russia started while important events were happening in other parts of the world, and that quite a few of those happened in the month of August.