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U.S. and Poland sign missile shield deal

The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement today to locate part of Washington's missile defense system on Polish territory. Russia objects to it, and today said it would respond with more than diplomatic protests. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.

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The Ossetian divide

The conflict between Georgia and Russia involves Georgia's breakaway province of South Ossetia, but there's also a North Ossetia which is part of Russia and the Ossetian region and its politics is divided by the Russia-Georgian border.

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Georgia tensions still high

The World's Katy Clark reports that tensions remain high in Georgia, and today, Russian lawmakers came out in favor of independence for the breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.