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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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globalsecurity.org Putin Submits Cooperation Agreement with Abkhazia for Ratification 12/23
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Abkhaz parliament ratifies treaty with Russia 12/22
today.az Georgian official hints to meeting with Putin 12/19
sputniknews.com Putin: Tbilisi Should Establish Dialogue With Abkhazia, South Ossetia 12/18
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru European Parliament urges Russia to recall alliance treaty with Abkhazia 12/18
jamestown.org In the Balkans, Putin’s Winning Ticket Is Kosovo 12/17
euractiv.com MEP vote for EU accord with Georgia will unleash mutual benefits 12/17
today.az European Parliament to ratify AA with Georgia 12/15
rferl.org South Ossetia Leader Says Treaty Could Call For Joining Russia 12/11
rferl.org Georgia Condemns Russia's Deals With Breakaway Territories 12/11
jamestown.org Russian-Abkhazian Strategic Partnership Agreement Puts Pressure on Armenian Government 12/11
sputniknews.com World Bank Plans to Support Business in Russia's North Ossetia 12/11
today.az Geneva talks wrap up with no tangible results 12/11
sputniknews.com Sputnik News Agency Launches Multimedia Hub in Kyrgyzstan 12/10
sputniknews.com Russia-Abkhazia Partnership Treaty Not Threat to Other Countries: Moscow 12/10
turkishweekly.net Georgian FM slams Russia-'Abkhazia' deal 12/09
today.az Germany expresses support for Georgia's integrity 12/09
rferl.org Georgia To Continue Talks With Russia Despite Landmark Abkhaz Treaty 12/08
sputniknews.com Sputnik Launches Website, Radio Broadcasting in Abkhazia 12/08
turkishweekly.net Merkel: Russia meddling with countries’ EU aspirations 12/08
rferl.org Steinmeier Says Germany Does Not Recognize Moscow-Abkhazia Deal 12/08
independent.co.uk With her eye on allies and party, Angela Merkel talks tough on foreign policy - tackling Russia, Italy and France 12/08
globalsecurity.org Merkel Says Russia Punishing Countries With EU Aspirations 12/07
sify.com Merkel accuses Russia of 'creating problems' for eastern Europe 12/07
voanews.com Merkel: Russia Meddling With Countries’ EU Aspirations 12/07
gmanetwork.com Merkel says Russia punishing countries for leaning towards EU 12/07
today.az Georgian foreign minister to meet with John Kerry 12/05
stripes.com In annual address, Putin says Crimea is part of Russia historically and forever 12/04
realclearworld.com Why Did Putin Turn? 12/03
realclearworld.com Soviet Naval Strategy Returns 12/02
jamestown.org Russian-Abkhaz Agreement: What Is Moscow’s Plan for Georgia? 12/02
dailymail.co.uk Russian photographer offers rare glimpse inside caves of Abkhazia 12/02
stripes.com NATO chief rejects Russian veto on membership of former Soviet states 12/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 24-30 12/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Aibga residents complain about travel problems due to Russia-Abkhazia territorial dispute 11/29
panorama.am Analyst: Sukhumi-Tbilisi-Yerevan railway may help Armenia overcome blockade 11/28
panorama.am Shirinyan: Relaunch of Abkhazian railway will make Turkish blockade useless 11/28
turkishweekly.net Germany accuses Russia of complicating Georgia conflict 11/27
rferl.org Georgia Appeals To UN Security Council On Russian-Abkhaz Treaty 11/26
reuters.com Latvia sees security threat in Russian deal with Abkhazia 11/26
today.az Saakashvili accuses Georgian authorities of treason 11/26
euronews.com Latvia sees security threat over Russia's deal with Abkhazia 11/26
today.az Georgia erupts in anger as Putin signs treaty with breakaway Abkhazia 11/25
turkishweekly.net NATO denounces Russia, Abkhazia treaty 11/25
rferl.org Russia Says 'No Question' About Annexations Of Abkhazia, South Ossetia 11/25
globalsecurity.org West Rejects Treaty Between Russia, Abkhazia 11/25
turkishweekly.net Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region 11/25
euractiv.com Georgia cries fouls as Moscow strengthens ties with Abkhazia 11/25
upi.com NATO: Russia-Abkhazi military agreement violates Georgia's sovereignty 11/25
globalsecurity.org On the Signing of a 'Treaty' between Georgia's Abkhazia Region and the Russian Federation 11/25
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru NATO rejects Russian-Abkhaz treaty 11/24
nzherald.co.nz Deal gives Russia greater control over Abkhazia 11/24
myaccount.nytimes.com Pact Tightens Russian Ties With Abkhazia 11/24
rferl.org Russia To Strengthen Grip On Abkhazia With New Pact 11/24
today.az Tbilisi condemns Russia’s Abkhazia plans 11/24
ndtv.com Vladimir Putin Sparks Georgia Fury With 'Annexation' Deal in Rebel Region 11/24
rt.com ​Collective defense partnership: Russia and Abkhazia sign alliance 11/24
reuters.com Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region; Tbilisi protests 11/24
aljazeera.com Russia step closer to 'annexing' Abkhazia 11/24
stripes.com Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region 11/24
globalsecurity.org Russia Strengthens Grip On Abkhazia With New Pact 11/24
globalsecurity.org Russia, breakaway Georgia region sign pact 11/24
rferl.org West Rejects Treaty Between Russia And Abkhazia 11/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Georgia demands to convene UN Security Council because of Russian-Abkhaz treaty 11/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 17-23 11/24
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Rallies of supporters and opponents of treaty with Russia passed in Sukhumi without incidents 11/24
globalsecurity.org Russia, Abkhazia to Sign Agreement on Strategic Cooperation, Integration 11/23
rferl.org Crumbling Buildings And Homemade Wine In Isolated Abkhazia 11/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Russia's Cabinet of Ministers approves alliance treaty with Abkhazia 11/21
rferl.org Moscow, Tskhinvali Drafting 'Integration' Treaty 11/21
rferl.org Russia Says Will Not Press 'Allies' On Territorial Issues 11/19
realclearworld.com Under Putin, Russia Has Lost Strategic Footing 11/18
today.az Saakashvili's supporters hold anti-govt. rally in Tbilisi 11/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 10-16 11/17
turkishweekly.net Putin on ice 11/17
rferl.org Breakaway Abkhazia Official Beaten In 'Symptomatic' Attack 11/16
dw.de Georgians demonstrate against Russia - and own government 11/15
bbc.co.uk Georgia fury at Russia-Abkhazia deal 11/15
nzherald.co.nz Georgians protest Russia-Abkhazia province deal 11/15
bbc.co.uk VIDEO: Rally in Georgia over Abkhazia's future 11/15
voanews.com Georgians Protest Planned Military Alliance Between Abkhazia and Russia 11/15
globalsecurity.org More Than 30,000 Rally In Tbilisi Against Government 11/15
reuters.com Thousands of Georgians protest against Russia, own government 11/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Abkhazia: customs officer detained after attack on Prime Minister 11/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Rally in Tbilisi demands to prevent signing Russian-Abkhazian treaty 11/15
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Khajimba: results in international recognition of Abkhazia will appear in near future 11/14
cfr.org The Russian Military 11/10
rand.org Hitting the Pause Button: The 'Frozen Conflict' Dilemma in Ukraine 11/07
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Sukhumi, participants of "Kunaki" Festival call Wild Division an example of Caucasians' integration into Russia 11/05
rferl.org Tunnel Connecting South Ossetia With Russia Reopens 11/05
en.ria.ru Long Queues at Polling Stations Mark Elections in Donetsk 11/02
turkishweekly.net European concerns over Russia-Abkhazia proposed treaty 10/31
aljazeera.com What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles 10/30
jamestown.org Moscow’s Attempt to Annex Abkhazia Serves as a Bitter Lesson to Russia’s Friends and Opponents 10/29
en.ria.ru Russia Says Will Cooperate With North Korea on Investigating Criminal Cases 10/29
rferl.org Former Georgian President Launches New Diatribe Against Current Leadership 10/29
today.az Georgian minister says Abkhazia has only two options 10/29
rferl.org Aeroflot Resumes Tbilisi Flights Six Years After War 10/27
rferl.org De Facto Abkhaz Leader Risks Being Hoist By His Own Petard 10/26
today.az Georgia concerned over Russia-Abkhazia treaty 10/24