Georgia [Republic]: Current Developments and U.S. Interests [Updated December 10, 2008] [open pdf - 290KB]
"This report examines Georgia's efforts to democratize and bolster its free market economy, while surmounting the damage caused by Russia's military incursion in August 2008, Russia's narrowing tutelage over Georgia's breakaway Abkhazia and South Ossetia, Russia's ongoing economic sanctions, and the global economic crisis. U.S. policy and assistance are discussed. Basic facts and biographical information are provided. This report may be updated."
CRS Report for Congress, 97-727