According to the latest reports, one civilian died and seven were wounded during the bombing attack on Georgian territory that occurred early on August 23. The Ministry of Defence of Russia categorically denies any Russian involvement in it. In the meantime, Nugzar Gabrichidze, the Attorney General of Georgia, has asked Vladimir Ustinov, his Russian colleague, to investigate the origin of the bombers and on whose authority the bombs were dropped.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge