Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has arrived in a region that neighbors Georgia's breakaway province of South Ossetia, Russian news reports said Saturday.
They reported that Putin was visiting the city of Vladikavkaz, the provincial capital of the region of North Ossetia that neighbors the separatist Georgian province.
Putin is to chair a meeting in Vladikavkaz to coordinate assistance to refugees who fled South Ossetia into the neighboring Russian region.
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