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US-Russian relations

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Frederick Starr, chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Starr says the conflict between Russia and Georgia is more a conflict between Russia and the West.

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The Kosovo parallel

Russia compares its recognition of Georgia's two breakaway regions with Western recognition of Kosovo. The World's Katy Clark examines the parallels.

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Russia versus the West

Russia continues to defend its actions in the former Soviet state of Georgia. Meanwhile international condemnation mounted over Russia's recognition of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

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Russia reacts to Obama win

The World's Laura Lynch reports from Moscow on Russian reaction to Barack Obama's presidential victory...and how Russia will likely be high on the agenda for the new Obama administration.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Albania, the world's first officially atheist country. Albania's Communist leaders banned all religious organizations in 1967 and anyone caught worshipping suffered severe penalties. But religion rose up again after Communism fell in the early 1990's. Correspondent David Chanatry has the story.

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New nations

Sunday's referendum in southern Sudan got us thinking about new countries for the Geo Quiz. It's worth noting that there have been more than 30 countries created in the past two decades. So here's the question: What are the 5 newest countries?

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Humanitarian intervention or regime change?

There are strong arguments for and against the intervention in Libya. Another urgent debate unfolding now that the operation is under way: Is this strictly a humanitarian intervention or is the ultimate goal regime change? The World's Jeb Sharp reports.