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Russia Says It's Withdrawing, But Troops Stay Put

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Russia Says It's Withdrawing, But Troops Stay Put

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Russia Says It's Withdrawing, But Troops Stay Put

Russia Says It's Withdrawing, But Troops Stay Put

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Russia and Georgia exchanged prisoners Tuesday, the first sign of efforts to reduce the tension between the two sides after their conflict. Georgia and its Western supporters are still waiting for the promised Russian withdrawal from occupied areas of Georgia.

Russia insists that withdrawal is already under way, but as NPR's Gregory Feifer tells Renee Montagne, there are few signs that Russian troops are moving.

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