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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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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
rferl.org Russia Critics Omitted From Putin's New Year's Greetings 12/31
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