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'Russian forces occupy Georgian city of Gori'

world Updated: Aug 11, 2008 23:16 IST

Russian forces have occupied the city of Gori and Georgian forces are fortifying positions near Tbilisi to defend the capital, the secretary of Georgia's security council, Alexander Lomaia, told AFP .

"Russian forces are occupying Gori. Georgian armed forces received an order to leave Gori and to fortify positions near Mtskheta to defend the capital. This is a total onslaught," he said.