- by theguardian
- 19 May 2022
In August 2008, Russia launched an assault against Georgia, which was battling pro-Russian militia in South Ossetia, after they shelled Georgian villages. The fighting ended five days later with a European Union-mediated ceasefire, but claimed more than 700 lives and displaced tens of thousands of ethnic Georgians.
The country is ready to welcome travelers again, but the U.S. is advising against visiting the nation.read more