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 Executive council of the Georgian National Olympic Committee. (Photo: Georgian Olympic Committee)
24 Oct 13
Government faces resistance as it insists boycotting the games would be worse than going.
Georgian NGO activists stage a protest against a new fence put up in in the village of Dvani to mark territory claimed by South Ossetia. Picture taken October 1, 2013. (Photo: Goga Aptsiauri)
1 Oct 13
Russian forces draw new line around South Ossetia in barbed wire.
19 Sep 13
Mountain villagers take over disused army base because their own homes are falling apart.
Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. (Photo: government.ru)
22 Aug 13
Russian prime minister talks of improving relations five years after 2008 war, but makes it clear there will be no compromise on key issues.
A Russian army vehicle in South Ossetia, August 2008. (Photo: Yana Amelina/Wikimedia Commons)
7 Aug 13
Still hanging on as president, Mikheil Saakashvili is threatened with investigation by a hostile government.
15 Jul 13
Refugees from past wars navigate path between adapting to life where they are, and their hopes of returning home one day.
The Georgian authorities are providing accommodation for refugees in areas outside the capital, here in the village of Vaziani. (Photo: Georgian refugees ministry)
4 Mar 13
New government postpones deadline for providing proper housing to people displaced by past conflicts.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.