The fighting in Georgia marks a new downturn in US-Russian relations, and the Bush administration is calling for an immediate ceasefire, but as The World's Matthew Bell reports, Washington's leverage is limited.
The Georgia crisis appears a severe blow to relations between Moscow and Washington, and an embarrassment for the Bush administration. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Advisor in the Carter administration.
John McCain says "we are all Georgians now,ï¿½ and the fighting between Russia and Georgia harkens back to McCain's proposal to create a "league of democracies." But as The World's Matthew Bell reports, it's not clear what he means by that.
Today, the Russian government suspended trading on its country's stock exchange. The move comes a day after Russian stocks plummeted to their lowest level in nearly three years. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mikhail Kroutikhin of RusEnergy consulting.
In just a few weeks an icon of the Soviet Union will roll off the assembly line for the last time. The Volga sedan once ruled the road in Russia. The World's Laura Lynch brings us this report from the streets of Moscow.