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  • Aug. 13: Soldiers, part of a Russian military convoy, travel on their way on a main road leading to the Georgian city of Zugdidi, which is about 220 miles away from Georgia's capital Tbilisi. Georgia accused Russia on Wednesday of sending tanks from South Ossetia into the Georgian town of Gori.
  • Aug. 13: People leave Gori, a Georgian town near South Ossetia. Georgia accused Russia on Wednesday of sending tanks from South Ossetia into the Georgian town of Gori but Russia issued a swift denial and an eyewitness said the town was empty.
  • Aug. 12: A column of Russia's Grad (Hail) multiple rocket launch system enters central Tskhinvali, the capital of Georgia's breakaway province of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 13: A soldier, part of a Russian military convoy, gestures as he travels on his way on a main road leading to the Georgian city of Zugdidi, which is about 220 miles away from Georgia's capital Tbilisi. Russia will spend at least $400 million in 2008 on restoring South Ossetia's battered capital Tskhinvali, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Wednesday.
  • Aug. 12: A woman is seen with a cart of her belongings, in a street in Tskhinvali, capital of Georgian breakaway enclave of South Ossetia. Georgia and Russia have agreed to a cease-fire that calls for both country's forces to pull back to original positions, but it was unclear how long that repositioning could take.
  • Aug. 13: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev chairs a meeting with top officials in the Moscow Kremlin. Georgian officials charged Wednesday that dozens of Russian tanks had rolled into the Georgian city of Gori. The accusation came less than 12 hours after Georgia's president said he accepted a cease-fire plan brokered by France.
  • Aug. 12: Russian army soldiers Pvt. Vladimir Litvinov, front, and Robert Simonian listen to a doctor at the Central Military Hospital in Rostov-on-Don, about 600 miles south of Moscow. Both were wounded during an assault of Russian forces on Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ordered a halt to military action in Georgia on Tuesday.
  • Aug. 12: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, right, speaks with French President Nicholas Sarkozy during a meeting in Moscow. Sarkozy was visiting Moscow and the Georgian capital of Tbilisi to try to settle the Russian-Georgian conflict over two provinces that want to break away from Georgia.
  • Aug. 12: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, right, shakes hands with Nikolai Makarov, left, chief of the Russian Army General Staff in Kremlin. Medvedev ordered a halt to military action in Georgia on Tuesday, after five days of air and land attacks that took Russian forces halfway across the small Western-allied nation. Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov stands at the background.
  • Aug. 12: Demonstrators with Georgian flags and placards walk during a rally outside the Russian embassy in Berlin. The group was protesting Russia's armed confrontation with Georgia. In the background is Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate.
  • Aug. 12: Turkish President Abdullah Gul, left, speaks to the media about the Georgia-Russia conflict in Ankara, Turkey. Gul said that fighting in neighboring Georgia has not hurt a critical pipeline that carries oil from Azerbaijan to Turkey's Mediterranean coasts. The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline has a 155-mile section in Georgia.
  • Aug. 11: Russian soldiers hide behind a damaged house, as one aims a shoulder rocket launcher at a Georgian jet fighter in Tskhinvali, capital of Georgian breakaway enclave of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 11: An Ossetian soldier runs for cover near the village of Achabet, north of Tskhinvali.
  • Aug. 11: Ossetian soldiers are seen in action on the outskirts of the village of Achabet, north of Tskhinvali.
  • Aug. 11: Ossetian soldiers are seen in action on the outskirts of the village of Achabet, north of Tskhinvali.
  • Aug. 11: Russian soldiers on top of an armored vehicle enter Tskhinvali, capital of the Georgian breakaway enclave of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 11: A Russian officer walks past a damaged administrative building in downtown Tskhinvali, capital of the Georgian breakaway enclave of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 11: Ossetian soldiers on top of a tank enter Tskhinvali, the capital of Georgian breakaway enclave of South Ossetia next to a giant portrait of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and inscription in Cyrillic: 'Putin Is Our President.'
  • Aug. 11: Russian tanks enter Tskhinvali, the capital of the Georgian breakaway enclave of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 11: Russian soldiers on top of an APC pass by a burning house on the way to Tskhinvali, capital of Georgian breakaway enclave of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 11: A man stands in front of a damaged apartment building in Gori, Georgia. By taking Gori, which sits on Georgia's only east-west highway, Russia has the potential to effectively cut the country in half.
  • Aug. 11: Georgian soldiers are seen in a truck as they prepare to take positions on a road leading from Gori to Tbilisi, Georgia. Russian armored vehicles rolled deep into central and western Georgia on Monday, quickly taking control of a key city, several towns and a military base, according to Georgian officials and witnesses. The reported capture of the key Georgian city of Gori and the towns of Senaki, Zugdidi and Kurga came despite a top Russian general's claim earlier Monday that Russia had no plans to enter Georgian territory.
  • Aug. 11: Georgian soldiers sit in a truck moving on a main highway from Gori towards Tbilisi in Georgia. Russian armored vehicles rolled deep into central and western Georgia on Monday, quickly taking control of the key city of Gori, several towns and a military base, according to Georgian officials and witnesses.
  • Aug. 11: Irina, wife of South Ossetian volunteer Murat Dryayev, who died in recent fighting in Georgia, cries at his body during a funeral in Vladikavkaz, the provincial capital of North Ossetia. Russian armored vehicles rolled deep into western Georgia on Monday, quickly taking control of several towns and a military base and slicing open a damaging second front in Russia's battle with Georgia. Other Russian forces captured the key central city of Gori.
  • Aug. 11: Georgian soldiers are seen in Tbilisi, Georgia after returning from Iraq. The U.S. military started flying some 2,000 Georgian troops home from Iraq on Sunday after Georgia recalled them. Russian armored vehicles rolled deep into western Georgia on Monday, quickly taking control of several towns and a military base and slicing open a damaging second front in Russia's battle with Georgia. Other Russian forces captured the key central city of Gori.
  • Aug. 11, 2008: An unidentified crying Georgian woman is calmed by her husband in the town of Gori, Georgia, just outside the breakaway province of South Ossetia. Russia warned Monday that its troops in Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia will cross into the Georgian-controlled territory if Georgian troops in the area refuse to disarm.
  • Aug. 11, 2008: A Georgian man participates in a protest against military actions in Georgia during a demonstration outside the Russian embassy in Kiev, Ukraine. On Sunday, Ukraine warned Russia it could bar Russian navy ships from returning to their base in the Crimea because of their deployment to Geargia's coast.
  • Aug. 11, 2008: Georgian soldiers sit atop a tank as it moves along a street in Gori, Georgia, just outside the breakaway province of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 10, 2008: Georgian woman carries her belongings and a portrait of her husband, no other details given, in Gori, Georgia, just outside the breakaway province of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 11, 2008: A Georgian woman is seen in her damaged apartament in Gori, Georgia, just outside the breakaway province of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 10, 2008: Russian troops ride atop armored vehicles near the village of Khurcha in Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia, heading toward the border of Georgia. Russia's NTV television said more Russian troops arrived in the Abkhazian capital Sukhumi in addition to peacekeepers deployed there for more than a decade. Meanwhile separatist authorities in Abkhazia have mobilized the army and called up reservists to drive Georgian government forces from a small part of the province still under Georgian control.
  • Aug. 10, 2008: A woman comforts a child while riding in a vehicle near the town of Dzhava, South Ossetia to flee the fighting in the Georgian breakaway region.
  • Aug. 10, 2008: Russian military transport planes land in Sukhumi airport in Sukhumi, Georgia.
  • Aug. 10, 2008: Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, right, discuss the hostilities in South Ossetia during their meeting in Tbilisi. Kouchner called the hostilities in South Ossetia "massacres."
  • Aug. 10, 2008: Vasily Papunashvili, a Georgian civilian injured in a conflict with Russia over South Ossetia in a hospital in the town of Gori, Georgia, just outside the breakaway province of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 10, 2008: Zalmay Khalilzad, right, United States Ambassador to United Nations, confers with his deputy Alejandro Wolff, left, during a special Security Council Meeting regarding the situation in Georgia and South Ossetia at U.N. headquarters on Sunday,
  • Aug. 9: A burning apartment building damaged by a Russian airstrike is seen the northern Georgian town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: An apartment building damaged by a Russian airstrike is seen in the northern Georgian town of Gori. Fighting raged in breakaway South Ossetia for a second day Saturday as Russia sent hundreds of troops into the separatist province, threatening to bomb more Georgian military bases to stop the bloodshed Moscow said has claimed 1,500 lives. Georgia, a staunch U.S. ally, launched a major offensive Friday to retake control of separatist South Ossetia. Russia, which has close ties to the province and posts peacekeepers there to protect citizens with Russian citizenship, responded by sending in armed convoys.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian soldiers run past a building hit by bombardment in Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Smoke is seen over buildings after Russian bombardment in Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Smoke is seen over buildings after bombardment in Gori.
  • Aug. 9: A Georgian serviceman stands in front of a burning apartment building in the town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Smoke is seen over buildings after bombardment in Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Russian military vehicles are seen on their way to South Ossetia close to the North Ossetia-South Ossetia border.
  • Aug. 9: Russian military vehicles are seen on their way to South Ossetia close to the North Ossetia-South Ossetia border.
  • Aug. 9: In this image made from TV, ruins of a house are seen in Tskhinvali, capital of South Ossetia, a breakaway Georgian enclave.
  • Aug. 9: In this image made from TV, a woman carries her belongings outside a damaged house in Tskhinvali, capital of South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 9: The Georgian national flag is seen amidst smoke rising from buildings after bombardment in Gori, 50 miles from Tbilisi.
  • Aug. 9: A car passes tanks in Gori, 50 miles from Tbilisi.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian man cries next to his brother's body in the town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian reservists walk past a monument to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin before going to the front line in the northern Georgian town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian reservists speak with a woman before going to the front line in the northern Georgian town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian reservists carry bread before going to the front line in the northern Georgian town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian reservists speak to people before going to the front line in the northern Georgian town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian reservists walk after they collected ammunition before going to the front line in the northern Georgian town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian reservists prepare ammunition before going to front line in the northern Georgian town of Gori.
  • Aug. 9: Russian military vehicles are seen on their way to South Ossetia close to the North Ossetia-South Ossetia border. Russia said it had driven Georgian forces from the capital of South Ossetia on Saturday in an operation to force Georgian troops out of the breakaway region, but Tbilisi denied the claim.
  • Aug. 9: President Bush makes a statement on the Russia-Georgia conflict during his visit to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
  • Aug. 9: Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili speaks during a security council meeting in Tbilisi. Saakashvili on Saturday proposed to declare a cease-fire in the breakaway province of South Ossetia. Saakashvili, speaking at a news conference Saturday, also proposed that the warring parties be separated.
  • Aug. 9: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev listens in his Kremlin study during a meeting on South Ossetia humanitarian aid issues. Medvedev said Saturday that Moscow sent troops into South Ossetia to force Georgia into a cease-fire. Moscow has said it needs to protect its peacekeepers and civilians in South Ossetia, most of whom hold Russian passports.
  • Aug. 9: Russian Col. Gen. Anatoly Nogovitsyn, deputy chief of the General Staff of the Russian armed forces, speaks at a news conference in Moscow.
  • Aug. 8: A column of Russian armored vehicles, headed towards the breakaway province of South Ossetia's capital Tskhinvali, is seen in North Ossetia, Russia. Russia sent columns of tanks and reportedly bombed Georgian air bases Friday after Georgia launched a major military offensive to retake South Ossetia.
  • Aug. 8: A wounded man receives medical attention at a hospital in the separatist capital of South Ossetia, Tskhinvali, in this image from television footage. A South Ossetia minister said more than a thousand people had died in overnight shelling by Georgian forces of their capital Tskhinvali, Russia's RIA news agency reported.
  • Aug. 8: In this image, made from television, Russian tanks are moving towards the breakaway province South Ossetia capital, Tskhinvali. Russia's Defense Ministry says it has sent reinforcements to its peacekeepers deployed to South Ossetia to help end bloodshed.
  • Aug. 8: In this image, made from television, Russian military vehicles are moving towards the breakaway province South Ossetia capital, Tskhinvali. Russia's Defense Ministry says it has sent reinforcements to its peacekeepers deployed to South Ossetia to help end bloodshed.
  • Aug. 8: In this image, made from television Russian, self-propelled guns move towards the breakaway South Ossetia province's capital, Tskhinvali. Georgian officials confirmed that the Russian convoy had crossed the border and was advancing toward Tskhinvali.
  • Aug. 8: In this image, made from a television screen, women and children run to take shelter in Tskhinvali. Georgian troops launched a major military offensive Friday to regain control over the breakaway province of South Ossetia, prompting a furious response from Russia.
  • Aug. 8: Georgian troops fire rockets at a South Ossetian separatist territory near a settlement in Ergneti, 59 miles from Tbilisi.
  • Aug. 8: Russian First Channel claims this image shows burning Georgian armored vehicles in Tskhinvali in the South Ossetian Georgian enclave. Georgia launched a massive attack Friday to regain control over South Ossetia, using heavy artillery, aircraft and armor.
  • Aug. 8: Russian Channel 1 claims this image shows a convoy of Russian tanks moving towards Tskhinvali in the South Ossetian enclave in Georgia. Russia's Defense Ministry says it has sent reinforcements to its peacekeepers deployed to South Ossetia to help end bloodshed.
  • Aug. 8: A Russian fighter flies over a Georgian position near the city of Tskhinvali, 62 miles from Tbilisi. Georgia's interior ministry said Russian planes had attacked positions just south of breakaway South Ossetia where fighting raged on Friday.
  • Aug. 8: A convoy of Georgian troops moves towards Tskhinvali in the South Ossetian enclave in Georgia. Georgian troops launched a major military offensive Friday to regain control over the breakaway province of South Ossetia, prompting a furious response from Russia, which vowed retaliation and sent tanks into the region.
  • Aug. 8: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a session of his Security Council in the Kremlin, Moscow. Medvedev chaired the session of his Security Council in the Kremlin, vowing that Moscow will protect Russian citizens.
  • Aug. 8: Georgian tanks move along a road near the city of Tskhinvali, 62 miles from Tbilisi. Fighting raged in and around the capital of Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia region on Friday as Georgian troops, backed by warplanes, pounded separatist forces in a bid to re-take control of the territory.
  • August 8: A map of the contested region where Geogian troops are battling.
  • August 8: What Russian First Channel claims destroyed a house is seen in Tskhinvali in the South Ossetian breakaway Georgian enclave. Georgia launched a massive attack Friday to regain control over South Ossetia, using heavy artillery, aircraft and armor. South Ossetian officials said at least 15 people were killed Friday and an unspecified number were wounded.
  • August 8: What Russian First Channel claims to be burning Georgian armored vehicles are seen in Tskhinvali in the South Ossetian breakaway region of Georgia. Georgia launched a massive attack Friday to regain control over South Ossetia, using heavy artillery, aircraft and armor. South Ossetian officials said at least 15 people were killed Friday and an unspecified number were wounded.
  • August 8: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks with U.S. President George W. Bush during their meeting in Beijing, China. The leaders are in Beijing for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Putin warned Friday that Georgian attacks on South Ossetia will draw retaliation, and the Defense Ministry pledged to protect Russian citizens in the breakaway Georgian province.
  • Aug. 5: A Georgian soldier watches through a gun-port of his fortified foxhole looking toward South Ossetian separatist government forces' positions in the ethnic Georgian village of Ergneti. Six people died in fighting that broke out late last week, including sniper and mortar fire between South Ossetian and Georgian forces. The breakaway province of South Ossetia split from Georgia in the early 1990s after brief but violent conflict.
  • Aug. 5: Soldiers of a Russian peacekeeping contingent sit atop their APC at a checkpoint in the ethnic Georgian village of Ergneti.
  • Aug. 5: The commander of Georgian peacekeeping forces in South Ossetia, Mamuka Kurashvili, points at what he says are the holes caused by gunfire from South Ossetian separatist government forces in the ethnic Georgian village of Nikozi.
  • Aug. 5: Georgian soldiers stand at their positions in the ethnic Georgian village of Ergneti.
  • Aug. 5: A soldier of Georgian peacekeeping forces in South Ossetia looks on in the ethnic Georgian village of Nikozi.
  • Aug. 5: Soldiers of Georgian peacekeeping forces in South Ossetia look to the nearby hills from the ethnic Georgian village of Nuli.
  • Aug. 5: Soldiers of Georgian peacekeeping forces in South Ossetia patrol in the ethnic Georgian village of Avnebi.
  • Aug. 5: A soldier of Georgian peacekeeping forces in South Ossetia and a police officer look at what they say is a shell hole caused by gunfire from South Ossetian separatist government forces in the ethnic Georgian village of Nikozi.
  • Aug. 8: In this picture made from APTN video footage, Georgian multiple rocket launchers are seen at a position south of Tskhinvali. The capital of Georgia's separatist region of South Ossetia came under heavy fire early Friday, just hours after Georgia's president declared a unilateral cease-fire.

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