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Georgian Coast Guard arrested in mid August a ship named "Buket" along with its 17 crew, carrying fuel oil to Abkhasia, which unilaterally declared independence from Georgia, leading to a conflict between Georgia and Russia.
Georgia claims that Russia was expanding and accelerating support for secessionists in both South Ossetia and Abkhasia, especially preceding and following the large Russian military exercises in the region, dubbed Caucasus Frontier 2008, during July.
Russians find it odd that having become independent of Russia, the Georgian Government refuse to allow South Ossetia and Abkhasia to return to their roots.