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Georgia-Russia war one year on

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Georgian forces launched an assault on the breakaway province of South Ossetia a year ago.

Russian forces responded driving Georgian troops out of the region, pushing deeper into Georgia.

The anniversary of the short war follows a week of rising tensions around South Ossetia and accusations from both sides of small scale attacks and provocations.

Richard Galpin reports from South Ossetia.

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