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August 9, 2008

In pictures: Unrest in Georgia

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In pictures: Unrest in Georgia

A still from Russian Channel One television shows a Georgian tank burning in Tskhinvali. (08/08/2008)

Georgian troops on armoured tanks near the town of Gori, Georgia. (08/08/2008)

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at the Kremlin in Moscow (08/08/2008)

Georgian troops fire rockets at separatist South Ossetian troops near Tskhinvali on 8 August 2008

A still from Russian NTV shows Georgian helicopters flying over an unnamed location close to Tskhinvali, Georgia. (08/08/2008)

A Russian jet fires on a Georgian position near Tskhinvali, Georgia (08/08/2008)

A still from Russian NTV shows South Ossetian troops evacuate women and children from Tskhinvali, Georgia (08/08/2008)

Georgian policemen evacuate a Georgian soldier in the town of Gori, Georgia (08/08/2008)

A nurse helps an elderly woman injured during the armed conflict between Georgian and South Ossetian separatist forces in Tskhinvali 7 August 2008

Georgian girls study a list of wounded people in the town of Gori, Georgia. (08/08/2008)

Eduard Kokoity, South Ossetian rebel leader, in Tskhinvali on 7 August 2008

There has been fierce fighting in the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia, where Georgian troops have been attempting to regain control from rebels.

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