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Looking Back on the Russian-Georgian War, 10 Years Later

Eugene Chausovsky
Senior Eurasia Analyst, Stratfor
Aug 7, 2018 | 20:06 GMT
A Russian convoy heads into South Ossetia on Aug. 8, 2008, to respond to fighting there between Georgian and separatist forces

A Russian convoy heads into South Ossetia on Aug. 8, 2008, to respond to fighting there between Georgian and separatist forces

(DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

A decade ago, Russia re-established itself as a world power by invading Georgia. The ensuing war lasted only five days, but its effects are still playing out....

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