Georgian troops moving to South Ossetia.
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There have been unconfirmed reports of Georgian military movements towards the South Ossetian border. It is not known whether the Georgian troops will attempt to capture the area. South Ossetia is considered to be a sovereign state by Russia, Venezuela, Syria, Nicaragua, and Nauru, but the Georgian government and the United Nations consider it part of Georgia. The landlocked state of 56,000 people was the site of numerous conflicts between South Ossetia supported by Russia, and Georgia.
Yesterday, Nexta revealed that the chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze said that the Ukrainian government is attempting to drag Georgia into the war. He said that for this reason, he will put forward a plebiscite whereby the people of Georgia will be asked if they want to open a second front in Georgia.
We can hold a plebiscite and ask people whether they want to open a second front in Georgia or not. Do they agree with the top leadership of Ukraine, or with our position not to open a second front.Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze
He said that the authorities will act in accordance with what the people want. It has been seen as an irony aimed at the Georgian opposition, but this statement has garnered a lot of attention in Russia. More details to follow.