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British History video narration

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Voice Over • Documentaries
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Description

All voice work, recording, editing, mastering and delivery of final work.

Vocal Characteristics

Language

English (British)

Voice Age

Middle Aged (35-54)

Accents

British, England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - South East (Oxford, Sussex)

Transcript

Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
In August 2000 and eight, a bloody five day battle erupted between Russia and Georgia over the province of South Ossetia. Nearly 850 people are killed during the five day conflict, while some 35,000 Georgians are left homeless. Georgia carries out an airstrike on South Ossetia's main city to Tskhinvali, triggering all out war with Russia coming to South Ossetia's aid. How did this conflict escalates so quickly? And what is the relationship like today between these two nations? The friction over South Ossetia, Georgia and Russia goes all the way back to 1921 when the Red Army invaded Georgia, securing Moscow's rule over the country. As a result, South Ossetia became an autonomous region within Soviet Georgia, and North Ossetia became part of Russia 1991. After the break up of the Soviet Union, Georgia gained her independence from Moscow. But this was not the end of the friction with Russia. Georgia began moving closer to the West, even joining the US led coalition fighting in the Iraq war in 2000 and three, and continued to move further away from Russia politically after the election of pro Western President Mikheil Saakashvili in 2000 and four