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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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rferl.org Stoltenberg: Georgia Moving Closer To NATO 02/11
aina.org Syria Kurds' First Foreign Office to Be Opened in Moscow 02/10
rferl.org Abkhazia Outlaws Abortions 02/10
rferl.org Next Round Of Georgian-Russian Talks Moved To March 02/08
caucasusedition.net Abkhazia – January 2016 02/05
sputniknews.com How Could Russia Respond to New Threats in Military Doctrine? 01/30
rferl.org International Court To Probe 2008 Georgia-Russia Conflict For Alleged War Crimes 01/27
foxnews.com ICC judges authorize investigation into Georgia's 2008 war 01/27
sputniknews.com Combat Readiness Drills Kick Off at Russian Base in Abkhazia 01/25
jamestown.org Putin Aide Surkov Pressures Abkhazia Into Joining Russian Sanctions Against Turkey 01/20
sputniknews.com Russia Prioritizes Developing Ties With CIS, EEU, Abkhazia, S.Ossetia 01/14
isn.ethz.ch The Transnistrian Conflict in the Context of the Ukrainian Crisis 01/12
globalsecurity.org Russia Announces Foreign Policy Priorities for 2016 12/31
caucasusedition.net Abkhazia – November-December 2015 12/28
sputniknews.com Lack of Ties Between Russia, Georgia Impedes Visa-Free Regime - Official 12/22
sputniknews.com Sukhumi Believes Syria to Recognize Abkhazia Independence in Future 12/21
today.az Russia may cancel visa regime with Georgia 12/18
thecuttingedgenews.com The Battle for Syria - Russia Is Using Syria as a Training Ground for Its Revamped Military and Shiny New Toys 12/11
reuters.com Georgia accuses Russia of violating its airspace 12/10
jamestown.org Moscow Tries to Seduce the Circassians and Abkhaz With Plans for New Highway 12/02
rt.com Decade of exclusives: 10 biggest RT interviews 12/01
reuters.com NATO split on message to send Georgia on membership hopes 11/27
huffingtonpost.com Georgia's Rose Revolution 11/24
today.az Russia may facilitate visa regime for Georgian citizens 11/18
realclearworld.com Georgia is Waiting for Signal From the West 11/04
jamestown.org Cossacks Split Between Claiming to Be an Ethnic Group or a Social Class 10/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Abkhazia: opposition calls on to abolish post of Prime Minister 10/27
rferl.org Abkhaz Leader Rejects Calls To Resign 10/27
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of October 19-25 10/26
rferl.org New Round Of Georgian-Russian Talks Scheduled For Mid-November 10/23
today.az Baku criticizes EU double standards 10/23
huffingtonpost.com 5 O'Clock Somewhere: Dignity Is a Small Price to Pay for a Story 10/22
turkishweekly.net Russian intervention in Syria gaining policy objectives 10/21
rferl.org South Ossetian Leader Proposes Referendum On Joining Russia 10/19
sputniknews.com South Ossetia May Organize Referendum to Join Russia 10/19
dw.com Russia's creeping annexation of Abkhazia 10/15
bbc.co.uk Seatbelt rules loosened in Abkhazia 10/15
nzherald.co.nz ICC investigator seeks approval for Georgia investigation 10/14
foxnews.com ICC prosecutor seeks approval to open full-scale investigation into 2008 conflict in Georgia 10/14
sputniknews.com Russian Military Base in Abkhazia Strengthened by Advanced BTRs 10/09
foxnews.com Intl criminal court prosecutor seeks to open investigation into 2008 Georgia-Russia war 10/08
jamestown.org Defying Georgia, Turkey Gradually Cultivates its Influence in Separatist Abkhazia 10/01
isn.ethz.ch Georgia: Foreign Policy Identity in the Domestic Arena as a Subject of Contestation 09/28
jamestown.org Are Georgia’s Friends Violating Tbilisi’s ‘Law on Occupied Territories?’ 09/16
realclearworld.com The Logic and Risk Behind Russian Statelets 09/16
euractiv.com Europe and the states which are not exactly states 09/11
dailymail.co.uk Canadian Christopher Herwig was threatened with 'firing squad' in USSR 09/09
jamestown.org Is Russia Preparing for a Second Major Assault on Georgia? 09/08
english.pravda.ru Moldova refuses Abkhazia, South Ossetia officials enter Transnistria 09/07
rferl.org The Daily Vertical: Keep Your Eyes On Belarus 09/07
euronews.com Georgia and South Ossetia mark anniversary of 2008 war 08/08
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru On conflict anniversary Georgian authorities promise to restore territorial integrity 08/08
sputniknews.com Peaceful Resolution of Internal Conflicts Only Way to Save Lives - Medvedev 08/08
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Residents of South Ossetia pay tribute to victims of 2008 conflict 08/08
today.az Georgia not considering to restore railway communication with Russia 08/07
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru South Ossetia closes its border with Georgia for two days 08/07
sputniknews.com Georgia Has No Plans to Join Anti-Russia Sanctions - Prime Minister 08/06
english.pravda.ru Nizhny Novgorod region develops cooperation with Abkhazia 07/28
euractiv.com Tusk tour focuses on frozen conflicts 07/22
reuters.com Russia denies it violates Georgian sovereignty with border markers 07/22
rferl.org Georgian Defense Minister Claims Success In 'Diplomatic War' With Russia 07/22
turkishweekly.net Georgian protests call for harder line on Russia 07/20
rferl.org Thousands Of Georgians Denounce Russian 'Occupier' In Tbilisi Protest 07/18
telegraph.co.uk EU condemns Russia over 'creeping annexation' of Georgia 07/16
reuters.com Georgia says Russia violating sovereignty with border markers 07/13
jamestown.org In the Face of Recent Russian-Abkhaz Disagreements, is Georgian-Abkhaz Dialogue Possible? 07/09
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 22-28 06/29
jamestown.org Georgia’s Anaklia Port May Alter Balance of Power Near Russian-Occupied Abkhazia 06/26
isn.ethz.ch Russia and the South Caucasus: Exploiting Unresolved Conflicts 06/19
rferl.org Putin's Deadly Zugzwang 06/11
rferl.org The Putin Syndicate 06/09
rferl.org Abkhaz Leadership Reacts To Opposition Criticism 06/02
realclearworld.com The EU's Cynical Dismissals of Eastern Hopes 05/25
jamestown.org Donetsk, Luhansk ‘People’s Republics’ Seek International Legitimization Through Local Elections (Part One) 05/22
turkishweekly.net Ukrainian separatists recognize Abkhazia, South Ossetia 05/13
rferl.org Is Abkhazia Heading For A New Political Standoff? 05/13
jamestown.org The Latest Census Underlines Georgia’s Profound Demographic Crisis 05/12
reuters.com Georgia hosts joint military exercises with U.S. 05/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru In Tbilisi, protesters demand to restore diplomatic relations with Russia 04/30
jamestown.org Russian Company That Illegally Operates in Abkhazia Is Coming to Georgia 04/24
panorama.am Armenian Genocide victims commemorated in Abkhazia 04/24
panorama.am New sub-committee to deal with ‘frozen conflicts’ to be created at PACE 04/23
rferl.org Lukashenka Says Belarus Supports Georgia's Territorial Integrity 04/23
rand.org Ukraine Crisis Is a Geopolitical Game Changer 04/17
sputniknews.com Russia, Abkhazia Discuss Setting Up 'Unified Security Perimeter' 04/16
sputniknews.com Over 1,000 Russian Soldiers Begin Tactical Training in Armenia 04/14
english.pravda.ru Global powers show their force in Ukraine 04/06
jamestown.org Russia Increases Military Capacity in the South Caucasus 04/02
reuters.com Georgia president says Russia is threat to regional security 03/31
turkishweekly.net Turkey’s policy towards ‘frozen conflicts’ and the Ukrainian Crisis 03/30
rferl.org New Abkhaz Prime Minister Faces Uphill Struggle To End Economic Stagnation 03/30
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 16-22 03/23
reuters.com Germany condemns Russian deal with South Ossetia as threat to Georgia 03/20
sify.com Despite progress, Georgia needs to do more, says UN expert dealing with torture 03/19
telegraph.co.uk Russia signs integration deal with South Ossetia 03/19
turkishweekly.net US doesn't recognize Russia, South Ossetia treaty 03/19
reuters.com Russia signs treaty with rebel Georgian region, West concerned 03/18
voanews.com Russia, Rebel Georgia Region Sign Treaty; West Alarmed 03/18
foxnews.com Putin signs treaty integrating the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia into Russia 03/18
nzherald.co.nz Putin signs treaty integrating South Ossetia into Russia 03/18