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"In Russia’s ‘Frozen Zone,’ a Creeping Border With Georgia" - The New York Times

"The European Union , which has around 200 monitors in Georgia to keep tabs on the agreement that ended the 2008 Russian-Georgian war, also says there is no actual border, only an “administrative boundary line.”
Kestutis Jankauskas, the head of the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia, said it was hard to know where this boundary line exactly runs. It was never recognized or agreed upon, and its location depends on which maps are used. Russia, he said, is using a map drawn by the Soviet military’s general staff in the 1980s."

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European Union observers last month near newly installed razor wire marking a boundary between Georgian-controlled land and South Ossetia, a Russian-backed breakaway region. CreditSergey Ponomarev for The New York Times
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