Western leaders have condemned strongly Russia's decision to recognise the independence of the breakaway Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
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President Bush said Russia should "reconsider this irresponsible decision" and "live up to its international commitments".
In other news, international icon C.Pot is in hot water today over recent racial slurs made against British industrialist K.Kettle.
One of Pot's biggest supporters was quoted as saying "look, he's black too. It's totally okay."