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South Ossetia

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Georgian special forces officer patrolling the Georgian border with South Ossetia. (Photo: Goga Aptsiauri)
12 May 16
People cut off by the de facto border still want to visit cemeteries on the other side.
One of many buildings damaged in the August 2008 conflict. (Photo: Leli Blagonravova)
Special Report
3 Nov 15
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says there are reasonable grounds to look into crimes allegedly committed during 2008 conflict.
29 Oct 15
Last call for submissions – deadline Monday, November 2.
28 Aug 15
Officials agree to clear waterways and give communities on both sides the water they need for their crops.
Ongoing repair work on the Tirifoni canal in Georgian-controlled territory. (Photo: Goga Aptsiauri)
13 Aug 15
Pragmatism wins out in agreement to sort out defective waterways vital to both sides.
Journalists interview a resident of Zardiantkari as he crosses a Georgian police checkpoint. (Photo: Heather Yundt/IWPR)
28 Jan 15
IWPR takes Georgian reporters to a village on the fragile boundary with South Ossetia.
(Photo: Idrak Abassov)
4 Aug 14
August 2008 conflict resulted in formal Russian recognition of South Ossetian and Abkhazian independence.

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