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Georgia Tries to Rein In Rebel Region

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Georgia Tries to Rein In Rebel Region

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Georgia Tries to Rein In Rebel Region

Georgia Tries to Rein In Rebel Region

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Authorities in the rebel Georgian region of Adzhara, on the Black Sea, have blown up border bridges and severed rail connections in an effort to block Georgia's military from regaining control. Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili vows to rein in renegade regional leader Aslan Abashidze. Hear NPR's Lawrence Sheets.