[Tskhinvali, South Ossetia; August 9. Image via Getty]

A South Ossetian woman expresses her grief beside the grave of a relative killed in the August 2008 conflict, in Tskhinvali on August 9, 2009. Georgia and Russia traded fierce accusations as competing ceremonies were held to mark the first anniversary of their war that shook the Caucasus region and re-ignited Cold War-era tensions. AFP PHOTO / Dmitry KOSTYUKOV (Photo credit should read DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/Getty Images)