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Abkhazia

Summary

Breakaway republic of Georgia; efforts for independence supported by Russia
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Stats:

Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 83.8 Warning (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 5
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Global Statistics : 300,000 IDPs
WFP Hunger Map: 13 % undernourished
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged

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eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Diaspora will not affect essentially on the outcome of presidential election in Abkhazia, experts say 07/25
news.com.au British reporter ‘captured’ in Ukraine 07/23
realclearworld.com No More Frozen Conflicts 07/22
rferl.org South Ossetia Jails Georgian For Spying 07/18
spiegel.de In Russia's Shadow: Searching for the Roots of the Georgia Problem 07/15
jamestown.org Russian-backed Abkhaz Separatist Regime Steps Up Discrimination of Ethnic Georgians 07/09
independent.org Resolving Conflicts in Artificial States 07/09
huffingtonpost.com Resolving Conflicts in Artificial States 07/07
thenational.ae Abkhazian club Nart offers Suarez chance to play during Fifa ban 07/04
sport24.co.za Another lifeline for Suarez 07/04
rferl.org European Court Condemns Russia For 2006 Expulsion Of Georgians 07/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 23-29 06/30
rferl.org South Ossetia Recognizes 'Luhansk People's Republic' 06/19
rferl.org Geneva Talks End After Walkout By Abkhaz, South Ossetian Delegates 06/19
jamestown.org Will Russia Annex Abkhazia and South Ossetia? 06/18
rferl.org Latest Round Of Russia-Georgia Talks To Begin In Geneva 06/17
today.az UN adopts Georgia’s resolution on Abkhazia and South Ossetia 06/06
reuters.com In Russian protege Abkhazia, a cautionary tale for Crimea 06/06
cfr.org Troubling Secessionist Models for Ukraine 06/06
rferl.org UN Passes Resolution On Refugees From Georgia's Breakaway Regions 06/06
en.ria.ru Russia Urges Abkhazia to Ensure Free Presidential Election 06/05
globalsecurity.org NATO-Georgia Commission discusses Ukraine crisis, Georgia's progress on reforms 06/04
economist.com Abkhazia : Exit Alexander Ankvab 06/04
turkishweekly.net NATO chief slams Russia over Georgia and Ukraine 06/04
rferl.org NATO Chief Lauds Georgian Military Reform Efforts 06/04
rferl.org South Ossetia's De Facto Leader Wants To Join Russia 06/03
rferl.org OSCE Chairman Continues South Caucasus Tour In Georgia 06/03
en.ria.ru FACTBOX: Transition of Power in Abkhazia 06/02
turkishweekly.net Abkhazian prime minister steps down amid protests 06/02
en.ria.ru Russia Says Ready to Cooperate With New Abkhaz Leadership 06/02
rferl.org Lavrov Hails 'Dialogue' In Resolving Political Crisis In Abkhazia 06/02
rferl.org Abkhazia Heads Into A Turbulent Summer 06/02
globalsecurity.org Abkhazia's interim PM sets task to quietly prepare for early presidential elections 06/02
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 26 to June 1 06/02
en.ria.ru Russia’s Lavrov Praises Political Wisdom of Abkhaz People 06/02
af.reuters.com Abkhazia's president resigns before early elections 06/01
myaccount.nytimes.com President Resigns in Georgia’s Breakaway Region of Abkhazia 06/01
rferl.org Has Moscow Endorsed Ouster Of Abkhazia’s De Facto President? 06/01
rferl.org Rival Claimants To Abkhazia's Presidency To Meet 06/01
globalsecurity.org Valery Bganba to serve as Abkhazia's acting president 06/01
rferl.org Embattled Abkhaz President Resigns 06/01
tamilguardian.com Tamil Eelam concludes training camp ahead of ConIFA World Football Cup 05/31
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Parliament appoints Speaker Valery Bganba to be Acting President of Abkhazia 05/31
dnaindia.com President of Georgia's Russian-backed breakaway Abkhazia region under pressure to resign over corruption 05/30
en.ria.ru Abkhaz Leader Ready for Dialogue with Opposition, Rules Out Ultimatums 05/30
en.ria.ru Abkhazia Crisis Caused by Socio-Economic Problems, Elite Fight Over Financial Support – PM 05/30
en.ria.ru Abkhazia’s Opposition Replaces Mayor of Sukhumi 05/30
rferl.org Opposition In Abkhazia To Appoint Acting Leadership Amid Crisis 05/30
rferl.org De Facto Abkhaz President Says He Will Not Resign 05/30
en.ria.ru Most Abkhaz Citizens Call to Preserve Independence – President Ankvab 05/30
reuters.com Opposition leaders say they hold power in Abkhazia 05/30
rferl.org Abkhaz President Shelters At Russian Military Base 05/30
globalsecurity.org Abkhazia Opposition Vests Power in 'Interim Council' 05/30
globalsecurity.org Abkhazia Opposition Above All Demands Resignation of President – Leader 05/30
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Interim People's Council of Abkhazia: republic does not intend to become part of Russian Federation 05/30
en.ria.ru FACTBOX: Republic of Abkhazia's State Structure 05/30
en.ria.ru Abkhazia Law Lacks No Confidence Vote 05/30
globalsecurity.org Putin's Aides Meet Abkhaz Leader, Opposition Over Crisis 05/29
globalsecurity.org Abkhazia parliament asks president to resign 05/29
panorama.am Armenian PM to pay working visit to Minsk 05/29
en.ria.ru Abkhazia Opposition Calls for New Treaty With Russia 05/29
english.pravda.ru Is there another Maidan brewing in Abkhazia? 05/29
rferl.org Abkhaz Parliament Calls On President To Resign 05/29
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Abkhazian opposition announces Interim People's Council 05/29
en.ria.ru OPINION: Ukrainian Crisis 'Emboldened Opposition' in Abkhazia 05/29
rferl.org Abkhazia's De Facto President Denounces 'Coup Attempt' 05/28
rferl.org Moscow Dispatches High-Level Envoys To Defuse Tensions In Abkhazia 05/28
en.ria.ru Abkhaz Leader Says Main Mission to Prevent Bloodshed Accomplished 05/28
en.ria.ru Abkhaz Interior Ministry Warns of Legal Action Following Anti-President Rallies 05/28
bbc.co.uk Analysis: Unrest in Abkhazia 05/28
scmp.com Abkhazia president forced to flee in face of ‘coup attempt’ 05/28
af.reuters.com Russia expresses concern about Abkhazia unrest 05/28
bbc.co.uk Abkhazia leader 'flees protests' 05/28
dw.de 'Coup' in breakaway Abkhazia? 05/28
en.ria.ru No Link Between Abkhaz Coup Attempt and Events in Ukraine – Security Official 05/28
en.ria.ru Kremlin Has Not Discussed Abkhaz Protests With Sukhumi 05/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Alexander Ankvab denies reports about resignation of government, General Prosecutor and heads of districts of Abkhazia 05/28
rferl.org Putin's Aides Meet Abkhazian Leader, Opposition Over Crisis 05/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Abkhazian TV journalists claim impossibility to continue broadcasting 05/28
en.ria.ru Moscow Concerned by Protests in Abkhazia – Foreign Ministry 05/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Georgia hosts rally demanding to restore diplomatic relations with Russia 05/28
reuters.com Demonstrators storm president's HQ in Abkhazia 05/27
rferl.org Demonstrators In Abkhazia Storm President's Office 05/27
northosetia.eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru President of Abkhazia upholds dismissal of CoM, General Public Prosecutor and heads of two districts 05/27
reuters.com Demonstrators storm president's headquarters in Abkhazia 05/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of May 19-25 05/26
rferl.org EU Hails Release Of Georgian Nationals From South Ossetian Custody 05/15
turkishweekly.net Europe raises stakes with tour of former Soviet States 05/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Ukrainian authorities ban local airlines' flights to airports of Northern Caucasus 05/14
voanews.com Europe Raises Stakes With Tour of Former Soviet States 05/14
rferl.org Georgia Protests Visit Of Turkish Journalists To Abkhazia 05/14
rferl.org South Ossetian Authorities Release Five Georgians 05/12
en.ria.ru St. George Ribbon Campaign Begins in Abkhazia 05/06
cfr.org Russia's Latest Land Grab 05/01
rferl.org Abkhaz Opposition Launches New Challenge To President 05/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Georgia: Ombudsman asks authorities not to extradite natives of Northern Caucasus to Russia 04/30
huffingtonpost.com Somaliland's Long Game 04/29
today.az Yuschenko claims Russian hand to trigger several conflicts 04/29
tamilguardian.com Tamil Eelam football team gets ready for ConIFA World Championship 04/27
en.ria.ru Unlike US, Russia Does Not Blackmail Other Countries – Lavrov 04/25