12 August 2008 - President Medvedev of Russia and President Sarkozy of France fail to agree on peace plan.
13 August 2008 - Russian forces invade Georgian region of Imereti.
14 August 2008 - Georgian forces withdraw from Abhkazia and South Osettia.
17 August 2008 - Russia takes complete control of North-East Georgia (Samegrelo-Zemo Snaveti and Imereti).
18 August 2008 - EU try to force a Russian withdrawal from Georgia.
20 August 2008 - Russia conquer eastern half of Shida Kartli. France declare war on Russia.
22 August 2008 - UK and Greece form alliance with France.
25 August 2008 - Russian soldiers in Kalingrad invade Lithuania.
26 August 2008 - Sweden and Denmark join the European Alliance Against Russia, as it has become known.
28 August 2008 - Russian forces take control of all Georgia except Tbilisi, Kverno Kartli and Kakheti.
29 August 2008 - Armenian and Azerbaijani soldiers are first to come to the aid of Georgia against Russia.
31 August 2008 - French troops finally arrive in Georgia.
1 September 2008 - Russian troops invade Azerbaijan.
2 September 2008 - Russia takes control of Balakən.
4 September 2008 - British troops arrive in Georgia.
5 September 2008 - Greek and Russian navies battle off Abkhazia. France seizes control of Guria and Adjura.
6 September 2008 - Greece establish base in Abkhazia.
8 September 2008 - Germany, Sweden and Poland invade Kalingrad.
9 September 2008 - Russian troops withdraw from Lithuania and Azerbaijan.
10 September 2008 - Russia withdraw from Georgia.
11 September 2008 - Russia and Georgia form ceasefire, giving Russia north-west Georgia.
12 September 2008 - Poland given control of Kalingrad.
15 September 2008 - Protesters in St Petersburg kill four police officers. They want Georgia to be given its land which was seized by Russia and are calling for a national election.
18 September 2008 - EU call for resignation of Medvedev.
21 September 2008 - Increasing pressure for Medvedev to resign.
22 September 2008 - Medvedev resigns from office of Russian president. Putin becomes acting president.
23 September 2008 - Russian troops invade Georgia for the second time in one year.
25 September 2008 - Putin becomes dictator of Russia.
14 November 2008 - Russia has complete control of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
17 November 2008 - Vladimir Putin is assassinated.
18 November 2008 - Medvedev becomes acting president. National election campaigns begin.