As the recent war between Russia and Georgia shows, the aftershocks of the collapse of the Soviet Union are still being felt today. 15 years ago, trouble started when two parts of Georgia, itself newly independent, tried to break away. War followed and entire communities were uprooted. Today over 200,000 refugees live in political limbo, unable to forget the place they once called home.
Aired the week of October 24 on Foreign Exchange.
Produced by Kira Kay, Jason Maloney and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting