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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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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
sputniknews.com Russian, South Ossetian Presidents Sign Treaty on Cooperation, Integration 03/18
scoop.co.nz Intended Signing of an Agreement Between Georgian Leaders 03/18
globalsecurity.org Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the so-called treaty between the Russian Federation and the South Ossetia region of Georgia 03/18
sputniknews.com US Claims Russia-South Ossetia Treaty Invalid - Psaki 03/18
dw.de On Crimea anniversary, Russia signs South Ossetia deal 03/18
globalsecurity.org Russia signs alliance treaty with South Ossetia 03/18
globalsecurity.org US Refuses to Recognize Upcoming Russia-South Ossetia Treaty - Psaki 03/17
rferl.org EU, U.S. Condemn Russia, South Ossetia 'Treaty' 03/17
sputniknews.com Peace in 'Beautiful and Ancient' Syria Vital for Abkhazia -Foreign Minister 03/13
rferl.org Kremlin Says Putin To Sign Treaty With South Ossetia 03/13
rferl.org Signing Of Russia-South Ossetia Treaty On Hold 03/12
sputniknews.com Massive Rocket Artillery Drills Begin in Crimea, Abkhazia, South Ossetia 03/12
globalsecurity.org Russia launches military drills in south 03/12
panorama.am Armenia is also interested in Sukhumi-Tbilisi railway resumption – Lavrov 03/11
today.az Russia blames Georgia for ongoing dispute over breakaway regions 03/11
reuters.com NATO naval drills start in Black Sea after one-day delay 03/10
rferl.org OSCE Secretary-General Zannier Visits Georgia 03/09
globalsecurity.org Russia Holds Big Military Drills In South, Crimea, Abkhazia, South Ossetia 03/06
rferl.org Russia Holds Big Military Drills In South, Crimea, Abkhazia, South Ossetia 03/05
sputniknews.com Over 2,000 Russian Anti-Air Defense Units Begin Drills in Crimea 03/05
reuters.com Russia starts large-scale military exercises in disputed territories 03/05
turkishweekly.net Majority of Russians oppose military action in Donbass 03/04
sputniknews.com Fugitive Ex-President Threatens Georgia With Protests, 'Coup' 03/03
rferl.org Georgian Criticizes Russia's 'Aggression' At Rights Forum 03/03
atimes.com EU raises profile in Caucasus 03/02
jamestown.org Moscow Again Putting Separatist Regions in Play Against Georgia 02/27
reuters.com Georgia says Russia bent on 'creeping annexation' of breakaway regions 02/26
sputniknews.com Georgia Welcomes Russian Offer to Promote Dialogue With Abkhazia, S Ossetia 02/24
reuters.com Georgia condemns Russia, South Ossetia deal as step toward annexation 02/19
rferl.org Tbilisi Condemns Russia-South Ossetia Border Deal 02/19
rferl.org Next Round Of Georgian-Russian Talks Scheduled 02/19
panorama.am Prosperous Armenia leader has not submitted application to give up parliamentary mandate 02/18
panorama.am Armenian National Gallery to host Armenian Genocide centenary exhibition 02/18
panorama.am Stepantsminda-Lars highway remains closed 02/18
rferl.org Russia, South Ossetia Sign Border Agreement 02/18
today.az Russia, Georgia to hold talks in Prague 02/18
panorama.am Victoria Nuland arriving in Armenia today 02/18
panorama.am Zhamanak: Griboyedov Club to host Arthur Chilingarov 02/18
panorama.am Russia, South Ossetia sign state border treaty 02/18
telegraph.co.uk How Vladimir Putin is building alliances around the world 02/17
rand.org The Next European Flashpoints 02/17
sputniknews.com Eastern Ukraine Heading Toward ‘Frozen Conflict’ - Former NATO Commander 02/17
rferl.org Russian Lawmaker Queries Police Foreign-Trips Ban 02/16
realclearworld.com A False Choice Between Force and weak Diplomacy 02/16
today.az Georgia reiterates importance of EUMM 02/13
newrepublic.com Estonia's Oscar Nominee, 'Tangerines,' Is The Anti-'American Sniper' 02/13
panorama.am British Journal: Nagorno Karabakh populated with Armenians could become the new wonder of world 02/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru NGOs hold training on issue of regional conflicts for Tbilisi residents 02/09
sputniknews.com Georgian Prime Minister Says Tbilisi Ready to Negotiate With Russia 02/08
turkishpress.com NATO to set up joint training center with Georgia 02/05
rferl.org Envoy Says EU Expanding Presence In Abkhazia 02/05
worldpoliticsreview.com Georgia Misses Chance on Russia Overreach in Abkhazia, South Ossetia 02/05
globalsecurity.org Putin Signs Law Ratifying Russia-Abkhazia Strategic Partnership Treaty 02/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru NATO does not recognize Russian-South-Ossetian alliance treaty 02/03
dnaindia.com West must be ready for long standoff with Russia, says NATO official 02/02
voanews.com NATO: West Must be Ready for Long Russia Standoff 02/02
today.az Georgia not to cut trade ties with Russia 02/02
turkishpress.com Turkey, Georgia agree to enhance trade ties 01/29
rferl.org Georgian FM Says South Ossetia Could Be Annexed Like Crimea 01/29
realclearworld.com Putin Wants to Push His Luck in Ukraine 01/27
realclearworld.com Russia Expands Its Periphery Treaty by Treaty 01/25
sputniknews.com Russia to Continue Intergovernmental Cooperation With South Ossetia 01/23
sputniknews.com DPR Counting on Recognition From Abkhazia 01/23
euractiv.com Armenia and Azerbaijan feel the effects of the Ukraine standoff 01/23
rferl.org 'Integration' With Russia Rives South Ossetia's Political Scene 01/23
rferl.org Russia Ratifies Treaty With Abkhazia; Georgia Says Illegal 01/23
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Five persons lost in shootout in Gali District of Abkhazia 01/12
stripes.com 'Frozen conflicts': Democracies decline to uphold their own values 01/12
rferl.org Georgia Asks EU To Oppose Russia-South Ossetia Pact 01/09
rferl.org New Abkhaz Leader Accused Of Failing To Deliver On Election Promises 01/06
globalsecurity.org Putin Decree Enables Foreigners To Serve In Russian Military 01/06
sputniknews.com Abkhazia, S Ossetia Only Have 'Future' as Part of Georgia: Margvelashvili 01/03