Geography Lesson: WHY IS THE RUSSIAN ARMY IN ATLANTA?

Like you already probably know, few days a go Russia had a conflict with Georgia (country!). Headlines:

Georgia Returns Four Russian Officers

Washington Post Foreign Service. Tuesday, October 3, 2006; Page A12. URL Link
Russia-Georgia 'spy' row deepens
BBC. Thursday, 28 September 2006 URL Link
Georgia arrests Russian officers for spying and surrounds army HQ
The Guardian. Thursday September 28, 2006. URL Link

Some Americans confused Georgia (Country) with the one of the U.S. States!

The discussion was published on "Top > World News > Putin accuses Georgia of blackmail" on
 Yahoo! News - Message Boards. URL Link
"WHY IS THE RUSSIAN ARMY IN ATLANTA?"
"Russia avoids confrontation with USA"
"I HAD NO IDEA RUSSIA HAD TROOPS IN GA"
"USA South is very confused right now"
"BREAKING: RUSSIA JOINS THE CONFEDERACY!"
"WHY ARE PUTIN'S TROOPS IN ATLANTA?"

Georgia
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Here is the snapshot from the message board:

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