Daily Archives: August 20, 2008

Georgia (Country threat level – 4):

Reports on 20 August 2008 indicate that Russian forces are continuing their slow withdrawal from Georgian territory. Two Russian checkpoints near the city of Gori — one on the Mtkvari River bridge and one on the Liakhvi River bridge — … Continue reading

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China (Country threat level – 3):

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck in an area on China’s border with Myanmar on 20 August 2008 at 0535 (2135 UTC). The tremors hit approximately 140 mi/225 km west of Dali, a city in China’s southwest region. The earthquake impacted … Continue reading

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