Investigatory Committee Russia was unable to prove fault in initiating Saakashvili South Ossetia War

Guilt in initiating war, South Ossetia Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has failed to demonstrate Investigatory Committee (UPC), Russia. Investigators did not have the documents, and the likelihood that evidence will be at the UPC, is very small.

As reported, on Friday the head of the Investigation Committee under генпрокуратуре Alexander Bastrykin, "his office has completed the investigation into the events in South Ossetia in August 2008." "We have almost completed the process," - he said. According to Bastrykina, thanks to the testimony, it was found that "regular Georgian army tank led assault on the location of the peacekeeping battalion."

UPC while still confident that in South Ossetia took place namely genocide, although compared with the first days of war, the death toll of civilians has decreased tenfold.

"The materials of criminal case there are more, just say 380 volumes. We believe that we have fully proved the elements of the crime - genocide and killing large numbers of civilians", - told the head of the UPC.

However, to prove the most important - immediately blame Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili - the investigators were unable to. The fact is that the UPC is not the key document - the decree of Georgia chapter of the early fighting.

"At this stage, we have documented guilty of committing crimes incriminated troops, military commanders and military leaders at the Georgian army, Brigadier General", - quotes its words "Газета.ru.

Recall the night of 7 to 8 August 2008, Georgian forces began heavy shelling of the capital of South Ossetia town of Tskhinvali and surrounding areas. A few hours after the storming of the city by Georgian armored vehicles and infantry. The official reason for the attack on Tskhinvali, the Georgian side claims, was a violation of the ceasefire on the part of South Ossetia, which, in turn, argues that Georgia has opened fire first.

8 August 2008 in the conflict on the side of South Ossetia, Russia formally joined in the operation forced the Georgian side to peace, August 9, 2008 - Abkhazia under an agreement on military assistance between the members of the Commonwealth of unrecognized states. August 12, 2008 Russia officially announced the successful completion of the operation forced the Georgian authorities to peace, August 13, 2008 Abkhazia officially declared the operation to remove Georgian troops from the Kodori gorge, after which active hostilities ended.

From August 14 to August 16, 2008 heads of states involved in military action plan was signed the peace settlement of the Georgian-South Ossetia conflict (the "Plan Medvedev - Sarkozy). Georgia does not believe the conflict will deplete, explaining that failure to Russia signed agreements.

As a result of Georgian aggression killed 162 residents of South Ossetia, "but this figure is not final." A further 255 people received injuries of varying degrees of severity. Victims in the case of aggression were found to 5.5 thousand people - consequently included here and those who have suffered any material damage.

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