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Conflict on the Caucasus

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So far, the push for a ceasefire between Russia and Georgia isn't working. Russian forces are moving outside of the border of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia. They moved into a town 30 miles outside of the Abkaz border.

The moves into areas beyond the disputed territories of South Ossetia and Abkhazia follow a threat from Moscow that Russian forces would move into the main area of the country if Georgian troops refused to disarm.

Marshall Goldman is Professor Emeritus of Russian Economics at Wellesley College. He's author of the book Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia.

Since the Russians don't want a cease- fire, how far might they go? Is splitting up Georgia an option? Jerome asked Marshall in what direction is Russia going… 

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