Russia Denies Accusation About Bombing

Russia denies accusation about bombing Marukhi pass, Abkhazia, on October 28, news agency Interfax reports, quoting representative of Russian Defense Ministry.

“Russian warplanes did not trespass Georgian skies and did not bomb territories in Abkhazia controlled by the Georgian government”, an official representative of the Russian Air Force General Staff said on Monday.

In a radio interview and briefing on October 29, President Eduard Shevardnadze blamed Russia for the Sunday raid on Georgian territory.