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Recognise our independence, says Ossetia to Russia

The separatist leader of Georgia's South Ossetia region on Thursday called for Russia to recognise its independence.

world Updated: Aug 21, 2008 17:55 IST

The separatist leader of Georgia's South Ossetia region on Thursday called for Russia to recognise its independence.
The local leadership will turn to Russia "with a request to recognise South Ossetia," Eduard Kokoity told a crowd of more than 1,000 gathered in a central square in the rebel capital Tskhinvali.