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b ray kuh way

  • n  the act of breaking away or withdrawing from
    there was a breakaway by the discontented members
  • s  having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    a breakaway faction

  • The breakaway territory's nominal president, Eduard Kokoity, a former wrestler, when asked whether ethnic Georgians who had been living in South Ossetia would be allowed to return .
  • The victims, of course, are the civilians of Georgia and its breakaway South Ossetia region, caught in the escalating battle between the Georgian military and South Ossetian .
  • The gatherings are smaller than expected and the marches mostly peaceful, but breakaway radicals are causing trouble.
News & Articles


  • Vladimir Putin in Forbes
    In Saturday's meeting with refugees in the city of Vladikavkaz across the border, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin described Georgia's actions as "complete genocide. Putin also said Georgia had effectively lost the right to rule the breakaway province...
  • Frank Schleck in International Herald Tribune
    If these reports are accurate ...... these actions would be inconsistent with the assurances we received from Russia that its objectives were limited to restoring the status quo in [Georgian breakaway region] South Ossetia that existed before the... President Bush CNN International Aug 11, 2008 12482 17109 breakaway I ain't gonna catch Cadel. I guess it's going to be a breakaway day and the favorites are going to watch each other," Schleck said next to a swimming pool at his Team CSC's hotel outside Pau.

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