The Kingdom of Kartli in eastern Georgia signs the Treaty of Georgievsk, where Russia takes Georgia as a protectorate.
Georgia becomes annexed as part of Russia.
Georgia declares itself an independent republic after the Russian Revolution.
The Russian Red Army invades and occupies Georgia.
Georgia is declared a Soviet Socialist Republic and becomes a part of the Transcaucasian Soviet Federative Republic, becoming a founding member of the Soviet Union.
The Transcaucasian Soviet Federative Republic dissolves, making Georgia a full republic of the Soviet Union.
The Soviet Union collapses, and Georgia declares independence from the U.S.S.R.
Seccessionists in Abkhazia start to fight the Georgian government.
Russia comes as a peacekeeping force, forcing the Georgian government and the separatists from Abkhazia to sign a ceasefire.
Tensions between Georgia and Russia over disputed territory in Abkhazia and South Ossetia burst into a five-day war; Russia declares the two territories as independent states.