Russian President Vladimir Putin is trading in his current ride, a Mercedes Benz, for a Russian-made Zil limousine.
U.S. forces are supposed to be out of combat roles in Afghanistan by 2015. As that date marches ever closer, some Afghans are wondering what the future holds for the country's security, and its economy.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jenny Norton about some of the key moments in the recent history of relations among Russia, Georgia, and Georgia's breakaway provinces, all of which are involved in the current conflict in Georgia.
The history, events and factors that led to the current conflict between Russia and Georgia.