The Russian Cabinet would like to believe that technical problems, not an evil intent, prevented the football match between Russia and Georgia from taking place on Tbilisi's Lokomotiv on October 12th, a source in the Cabinet says.
At the same time, the source indicated that no matter what the reasons might be, the incident was a result of the crisis in the Georgian economy, and especially in its energy sphere. "We hope next time, the match will take place OK," the agency's interlocutor said.
By the end of the first time, electricity had been switched off twice, according to Georgians, because of cable collapse. Light was finally switched off during the break (by that time neither side had scored), and the referee and the UEFA inspector decided to discontinue the match.
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