The Bush administration announces $1 billion in aid but no military assistance.
Readers write about separatist provinces, presidential leadership, the Equal Rights Amendment, and cellphones on airplanes.
Readers write about Russia's invasion of Georgia and residency laws against sex offenders.
Moscow's strategy to drive a wedge between European countries was on display during Monday's EU crisis meeting.
Readers write about Europe and Russia, political contributions, and Medicaid.
In an emergency session Monday, European Union leaders threatened to postpone talks on a pact with Russia unless Russian troops pull back from positions in Georgia.