Lawrence Sheets Lawrence Scott Sheets has been NPR's Moscow bureau chief since 2001. He covers the countries of former USSR, including Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus region.

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Georgian Forces Launch South Ossetia Offensive

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Georgia, Russia Square Off in a State of Emergency

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Georgia Reports an Attempt to Smuggle Uranium

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Turkmenistan Rudderless After President's Death

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Tensions Rise Between Russia and Georgia

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Chechen Rebel Was Proud of Attacks on Russians

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Russia Debates Shipping Stalin Home to Georgia

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Russia Bans Wine Imports from Neighboring Georgia

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Kidnapping Custom Makes a Comeback in Georgia

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Georgia Boosts Troop Commitment to Iraq Coalition

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Territorial Tensions Build Between Russia and Georgia

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Freezing Georgia Tussles with Russia Over Gas Prices

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'Patriot Camps' Cause Concern in Former Soviet Republic

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