Georgia

Conflict & Justice

Georgians try trials by jury

The former Soviet Republic of Georgia is just starting to offer jury trials on a limited basis, but most Georgians are unfamiliar with the concept. So Americans are playing a role in helping Georgians get ready. Reporter Mary Stucky has some examples.

Conflict & Justice

Bogus TV report causes panic in Georgia

Panic was sparked in Georgia after broadcast news seemingly reported Russian tanks had invaded the capital. However, the Imedi report was supposed to be a satire. Marco Werman talks with Zaza Gachechiladze, editor-in-chief of ?The Messenger' in Tbilisi.

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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.

Global Politics

NATO's Russia problem

NATO allies were united today in their condemnation of Russia's military actions in Georgia. But as The World's Gerry Hadden tells us, divisions within NATO may prevent the alliance from following its words with any concrete action.

Conflict & Justice

Russia to retain presence in Georgia

Russia said it's completed the pullout of troops from Georgia today, but the Georgian government says Russia is not complying with international peace agreements. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse who's in Georgia.

Global Politics

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.

Global Politics

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.