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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the site of a famous battle between Russia and Sweden that took place 299 years ago. The answer is the Ukrainian city of Poltava. The World's Jason Margolis tells us that plans for a 300th anniversary commemoration are stirring up old feelings.

Global Politics

Regional implications of Musharraf resignation

To cover regional implications on Musharraf's resignation, we hear from Tinku Ray in New Delhi; Stephen Cohen, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution speaks to us from Islamabad; humanitarian aid worker Rory Steward offers his thoughts from Kabul; and former Afghani Minister of the Interior Ali Ahmad Jalali joins us from Washington, DC.

Global Politics

Continuing crisis in the Caucasus

The United States is stepping up its criticism of Russia's military intervention in Georgia, and President Bush today accused Moscow today of bullying and intimidation. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Natalya Antelava in Tbilisi.