War in Ukraine brings up painful memories and ominous concerns for Georgians

The World

In the summer of 2008, Russia attacked its neighbor, Georgia, in a brutal war that lasted five days. The situation was eerily similar to the current standoff in Ukraine. Georgia was slated to become a member of NATO and Russian forces took advantage of a simmering conflict in two breakaway regions of Georgia to invade. Levi Bridges reports from Georgia that residents are still displaced and traumatized by the events of 2008 even while they worry about what the current war could portend for their country.

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