Russia says withdrawal complete - BBC
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US warship sails through straits, Russia suspicious
Babacan, Lavrov in talks over dubious Caucasus platform
U.S. using NATO to pressurise Europe (Video - Interview with Vitaly Churkin)http://www.russiatoday.com/news/news/29389/video
Circassian Congress: Russia Should Recognize Independence of Abkhazia and S. Ossetia (Russian)
How the Georgian War Began IWPR-trained reporters investigate the tragic sequence of events that triggered a war in South Ossetia. By Dmitry Avaliani and Sopho Bukia in Tbilisi, Alan Tskhurbayev in Vladikavkaz and Thomas de Waal in London (CRS No. 456, 22-Aug-08)
A Visit to a South Ossetian Village Illuminates Georgians' Views, by Andrew Osborn - The Wall Street Journal
'Human rights were violated' in Ossetia – European watchdog - VIDEO
Europe's top human rights official has arrived in war-ravaged South Ossetia on a fact-finding mission. Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg from the Council of Europe Human is being accompanied by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Lukin. They say their goal is to gather evidence from all sides and to compile a report on their findings.
South Ossetia – the bigger picture, by Peter Lavelle
Prague Spring vs Tbilisi hangover, by Peter Lavelle
Music as politics: Gergiev's South Ossetia concert Conducting Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony in Tskhinvali last night was a sublime political gesture from the patriotic Gergiev
Russia and the Georgia war: the great-power trap, by Ivan Krastev - Open Democracy Russia's flawed understanding of 21st-century international politics means that its military success in the war with Georgia could be followed by its strategic defeat, says Ivan Krastev.
Nagorno Karabakh can be recognized by Armenia simultaneously with Russia recognizing Abkhazia and South Ossetia - Regnum