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In pictures: Russia-Georgia crisis

Georgian police escort one of the Russian officers to be handed over on 2 October

Georgia has handed over four Russian officers who were detained on suspicion of spying.

Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili speaks to reporters on 2 October

Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili says that a spying ring was destroyed.

Russians demonstrate outside Georgian embassy in Moscow on 2 October

Protesters in Moscow have been mocking the Georgian leader.

Russian embassy staff board plane in Tbilisi on 30 September

Moscow has withdrawn its ambassador and diplomatic staff and their families.

Children of Russian military staff attend school in Tbilisi on 2 October

But with Russia retaining Soviet-era army bases in Georgia, many staff and families remain.

Bereaved mother mourns at Tbilisi war monument

The row erupted as Georgians marked 13 years since their defeat in the province of Abkhazia.

Changing-of-the-guard at Russian Army HQ in Tbilisi on 29 September

Many Georgians resent Russia and its influence in Abkhazia and another breakaway region, South Ossetia.

Grape harvest in Kakheti region of Georgia

The spying row comes after a spat over Georgian farm produce and a ban on its wine in Russia.




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