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SOCHI, Russia (CNN) -- "Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of orchestrating the conflict in Georgia to benefit one of its presidential election candidates."

CNN's Matthew Chance has himself quite the story here intraday. Although CNBC and Bloomberg seem more interested in how many buildings Lehman can sell or how many buildings hurricane Gustav can knock down.

This is the global geopolitical canary in the coal mine. Pay attention to it.
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http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/europe/08/28/russia.georgia.cold.war/index.html