Website: Georgia

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Publication Date 2016
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This record provides a range of links to important sources of information provide the historical background, context and analysis of the territorial conflicts within Georgia, particularly as regards South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Ajar.

For further detailed information outlining the breakout of hostilities between Russia and Georgia in August 2008 see separate records.

[2016: Please note that some of the information sources / websites listed here have now been withdrawn by the issuing organisations - links have been updated where an alternative source is available].

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Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia (IIFFMCG – CEIIG)(original link no longer available - scroll down this new link to Tagliavini Report (Vols.I / II / III)
ICG: Regions / Countries: Europe: Caucasus: Georgia
Georgia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (accessible via may not be a permanent link)
Website: Georgia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Website: Russia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Russia Today: Background to conflict: independent streak of breakaway republics
BBC News: Georgia-Russia conflict
Deutsche Welle: Dossier: War in the Caucasus 2008,2144,3549311,00.html
US: State Department: Background Note: Georgia (the specific pages on the crisis in Georgia in 2008 have been removed)
International Crisis Group: Georgia
Website: Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS)
Website: Georgian Daily
Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe: Field Activities: Caucasus: OSCE Mission to Georgia
OSCE: OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Baku
Wikipedia: South Ossetia
Wikipedia: Georgian-Ossetian conflict
Wikipedia: Georgian-Abkhazian conflict
EurAsianet.Org: Georgia
ESO: Background information: Georgia recovers as rebel regions suffer
The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF): Political initiatives: International security: Conflict in the South Caucasus (this webpage is no longer available - instead link goes to closest relevant page on this website)
Georgia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Russian Aggression: Materials presented to the Taglivini Commission by the Georgian Government
Wikipedia: Russo-Georgian War
CNN: 2008 Georgia Russia Conflict Fast Facts

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