Georgia arrests six suspected of ‘Russian bomb attacks’

Russian armoured vehicle at a checkpoint on the Gori-Tbilisi road on 22 August 2008Relations between Russia and Georgia have been tense since the war in 2008

Georgia has arrested six people suspected of staging bomb attacks masterminded by Russia, the government in Tbilisi says.

The six suspects, all Georgians, were recruited by the Russian military to carry out six attacks since September, the interior ministry said.

One person was killed in the latest explosion outside an opposition party’s office in Tbilisi on 28 November.

Georgia and Russia fought a brief war in August 2008.

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