Georgian Authorities Can Avoid Russian Military Intervention: Opinion Poll

Georgia Materials 8 September 2008 12:09 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, 8 September / Trend corr. N.Kirtskhalia / Majority of people participating in opinion poll held by weekly Kviris Palitra (Palette of Week) believes that the Georgian authorities could prevent the Russian military's intervention. A total of 43% of people participating in the opinion poll held amongst 407 respondents consider that the Georgian authorities have had such opportunity, despite of the Ossetia and Russian provocation.

According to 35.8% of respondents, it was impossible to prevent interference, because it was prepared within several years and the conflict entered active phase over last months.

Some 21.2% of respondents find difficult to answer this question and to respond unambiguously.

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