Russia's annexation of Crimea has made its other neighbours anxious.
Many in Georgia are worried Moscow will undermine its plans to seek NATO membership as it forms closer ties to the West.
Following conflicts over Abkhazia and South Ossetia in 2008, Russian forces now control 20 percent of recognised Georgian territory.
Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Georgia's Javakheti region.
Source: Al Jazeera