Russia pulls back

It is being reported that Russian forces are pulling back from their ‘buffer zones’ around Ossetia and Abkhazia.

I took some photos in Karaleti on October 1, between Gori and Tskhvinali. This checkpoint appears now to have been dismantled.

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It’s a little hard to make out, but you can see the extent of tracks in the tarmac I talked about before. Some journos packing up and leaving too.

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