Georgia

Politics

Backstory of the Russian-Georgian conflict

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jenny Norton about some of the key moments in the recent history of relations among Russia, Georgia, and Georgia's breakaway provinces, all of which are involved in the current conflict in Georgia.

The state of Russia's military

The fighting between Russian and Georgian forces is the first big military operation on foreign soil for Russian forces since the fall of the Soviet Union, and The World's Katy Clark reports on Russia's military might.