Georgia-Russia conflict
A column of tanks and other armored vehicles roll near the town of Alagir on the road to the border of the Georgian breakaway region of South Osseti

Page last updated at 11:40 GMT, Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Georgian soldiers mark the first anniversary of the Georgian-Russian war
Georgia and Russia mark the first anniversary of their brief war over the South Ossetia region, amid ongoing tension.



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Map showing Georgia, Abkhazia, South Ossetia and surrounding states


KEY FACTS
South Ossetia has about 70,000 people - mostly pro-Russian Ossetians
1991-92: S Ossetia rebels fight war to break away from Georgia
1994: Russian peacekeepers deploy, sporadic clashes continue
Aug 2008: Heavy fighting between Georgian and S Ossetian forces, Russia sends in extra troops
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