Georgia Reportedly Foils "Russia-backed Coup" on Eve of NATO Exercises

by Benjamin Domenech on 2:04 am May 6, 2009

Georgia claimed today to have foiled a Russian-backed plot to stage a military coup on the eve of joint exercises with Nato troops. An Interior Ministry spokesman announced that the special services had uncovered a plot to topple the Government involving a former high-ranking officer at the Defence Ministry.

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