Archive - 10/8/2013

Sat, 10/08/2013 - 15:05

Looking back in 2008. August 9

The war in August 2008

At about the midnight of August 9 there fell temporary lull in Tskhinval. As declared by the commander of the Joint Peacekeeping Forces Marat Kulakhmetov, the parties were preparing for the upcoming fighting at night.
At 1:15 the Chairman of the Committee for Information and Press of South Ossetia Irina Gagloeva reported that the Georgian troops had been completely ousted from the South Ossetian capital Tskhinval.