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Villages in and around the breakaway regions of Georgia have suffered heavily from the recent fighting between Georgian and Russian troops. Independent Television News reports on the impact to the region.
A newly inked deal paves the way for the building of a U.S. missile defense base in Poland -- a move that has infuriated regional power Russia. Experts examine the state of U.S.-Russia relations.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski signed a deal Wednesday to build a U.S. missile defense base in Poland. The agreement infuriated Russia, which warned of possibly attacking the former Soviet satellite.
During a NATO meeting Tuesday, world leaders warned Russia that its recent actions against Georgia could endanger Moscow's diplomatic relations. Analysts examine how the West and Russia have clashed over the crisis.
Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili signed a cease-fire deal with Russia Friday, while asserting that Georgia would "never, ever surrender" to Moscow. Experts discuss Saakashvili's role in the regional conflict.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice issued a new call Friday for Russia to remove all troops from neighboring Georgia as part of an internationally-brokered agreement to end the weeklong military conflict over two breakaway provinces.
Defense chief Robert Gates warned Russia Thursday to curb its military actions in Georgia while Moscow affirmed its support for the separatist enclaves there. Two analysts examine why Russia has engaged in the conflict.
By PBS NewsHour
Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday that Moscow would continue to offer support to Georgia's breakaway provinces.
The presidents of Russia and Georgia agreed Tuesday to the terms of a cease-fire deal aimed at ending the fighting over Georgia's breakaway province, South Ossetia. Vitaly Churkin, Russia's envoy to the U.N., discusses the crisis, and regional experts offer…
Russia ordered a halt to military action in Georgia after five days of clashes over the breakaway region of South Ossetia, but reports continued to emerge of lingering fighting between Russian and Georgian troops.
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