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Primetime Panic: Spoof report sparks fear and protests in Georgia

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Uploaded on Mar 14, 2010

A Georgian TV channel has caused nationwide panic with a fake news bulletin claiming Russian troops were on their way to the capital, Tbilisi - and that President Mikheil Saakashvili had been killed. Many viewers missed a short warning that the thirty-minute report was a mock-up, and rushed out onto the streets.

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