Two parts of the country (see map), namely South Ossetia and Abkhazia, are under Russian control, since the latest military disputes in 1991 and 2008.
One can still see reminiscents of the 2008 bombings of military bases, in the mountains outside Tbilisi.
|Tbilisi at sunset|
|Outside Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Mtskheta|
|Mtskheta, the old capital, viewed from the monastery of the Cross|