Georgians in Ukraine Fight Shadow War

January 22, 2015 4:17 PM

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The body of a Georgian volunteer fighter in Ukraine has been returned to his homeland, a grim reminder of how eastern Ukraine's conflict carries traces of a war of a quarter-century ago.

About 100 Georgian volunteers are fighting along with Ukrainian forces against Russia-backed separatist rebels, Georgian Gen. Georgi Kalandadze has said. Two are known to have died. On the other side, fighters from the separatist Georgian region of Abkhazia reportedly have been battling alongside th...

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