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In pictures: Georgia in crisis

Friends and relatives cry over the coffin of an ethnic Ossetian in Nogir, North Ossetia

In Nogir, Russian North Ossetia, friends and relatives cry over the coffin of an ethnic Ossetian who was killed in Tskhinvali during the armed conflict between Georgia and South Ossetian separatists.

A young woman visited an injured South Ossetian man in hospital in Vladikavkaz

South Ossetians injured in the fighting with Georgia are treated in hospitals in North Ossetia.

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner talks to a refugee and her child in a camp in Alagir, North Ossetia

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner visits refugees in Alagir, North Ossetia, as part of a fact-finding EU team.

Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili (R) and French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner visit Gori

Earlier, he met Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili (R) in the Georgian town of Gori, where he inspected war damage.

Bodyguards escort Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, centre in Gori, Georgia

Mr Saakashvili, centre, was later whisked away amid fears of an air attack in Gori, where dozens of Russian warplanes have launched raids. The French foreign minister (not pictured) also took cover.

A crying Georgian woman is calmed by her husband in Gori

A distraught Georgian woman is comforted by her husband in Gori, which is close to South Ossetia.

Georgian tanks on the outskirts of Gori

Georgian tanks could be seen on the outskirts of Gori, close to the South Ossetian front line. Both Russia and Georgia have accused each other of continued attacks after Georgia called for a ceasefire.

Dmitry Medvedev at the Kremlin in Moscow

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has met Russian politicians at the Kremlin. Russia says its forces have entered Georgia from the breakaway region of Abkhazia.

Georgian demonstrators hold up Georgian national flags and banners during an anti-war demonstration outside the Russian consulate in the Greek town of Thessaloniki

Georgian demonstrators hold up Georgian flags and banners during an anti-war protest outside the Russian consulate in the Greek town of Thessaloniki.

Protesters hold a vigil outside the Georgian embassy in Moscow

Protesters hold a vigil outside the Georgian embassy in Moscow, setting down candles coloured to represent the South Ossetian flag.



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