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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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today.az Russia not to abolish visa regime for Georgia 04/17
rferl.org Latest Round Of Russia-Georgia Talks Being Held In Prague 04/16
rferl.org Georgian Journalists Detained Along South Ossetian Boundary 04/16
rferl.org Georgian Journalists Detained Near South Ossetia Freed 04/16
today.az Davutoglu predits "domino effect" after Crimea crisis 04/11
rferl.org Date Set For Georgia-Russia Talks 04/11
turkishpress.com Turkey FM warns of 'domino effect' of Ukraine crisis 04/10
english.pravda.ru Russia will not deploy peacekeepers unless UN decides otherwise 04/07
aljazeera.com Russian annexation of Crimea alarms Georgia 04/06
today.az Armenians in Georgia – permanent readiness to secede 04/04
globalsecurity.org A new strategic reality in Europe 04/04
en.ria.ru Russia Says Georgia’s Caucasus Statement Distorts Reality 04/04
newrepublic.com This Tiny Pacific Island Nation Just Gave Russia a Big Bruise 04/02
en.ria.ru Moscow Says NATO's Freeze of Cooperation Reminiscent of Cold War 04/02
rferl.org Sons Call For New Investigation Into Georgian President’s Death 04/01
worldpoliticsreview.com Crimea Highlights Risks, Uncertainties of Georgia’s Turn to West 03/31
rferl.org Tuvalu Retracts Recognition Of Abkhazia, South Ossetia 03/31
northosetia.eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of March 24-30 03/31
dailymail.co.uk Earth's deepest cave mapped: Amazing diagram charts every twist and turn of the terrifying 7,200ft deep abyss 03/28
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Georgian Deputy Minister for Integration announces progress on humanitarian issues at Geneva talks 03/27
economist.com Crimea in the Russian imagination : In search of lost time 03/27
globalsecurity.org Belarusian President Says Crimean Annexation 'Bad Precedent' 03/24
rferl.org Belarusian President Says Crimean Annexation 'Bad Precedent' 03/23
globalsecurity.org Russia cannot be punished, proper relations can be built - PM Medvedev 03/21
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Russian politicians see no way for Abkhazia's and South Ossetia's accession to Russia by "Crimean scenario" 03/21
bbc.co.uk Crimea enters the 'twilight zone' 03/19
globalvoicesonline.org 10 Ways Russians and Ukrainians Reacted to Crimea Annexation Speech 03/18
newrepublic.com Putin Just Recognized Crimea's Independence. What Does It Mean? 03/17
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Abkhazia officials: deported Ukrainian journalists working without accreditation 03/17
dw.de Looking to the future in Abkhazia 03/17
straitstimes.com Ukraine denounces Russian 'provocations,' troop build-up 03/16
english.pravda.ru Former Soviet borders are being reconsidered 03/15
southosetia.eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Ukrainian journalists are questioned and deported from Abkhazia 03/13
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Sergey Markedonov: Crimea is unlikely to follow South Ossetia and Abkhazia 03/13
straitstimes.com Georgia says 2008 war encouraged Russia to take Crimea 03/12
rferl.org Tbilisi-Moscow Talks In Prague Postponed Again 03/12
bbc.co.uk Turchynov: ‘resurrection’ has failed 03/12
telegraph.co.uk Allies must act together to keep Putin in check 03/12
rferl.org Kazakh Activist Jailed For Pro-Ukraine Protest 03/11
nzherald.co.nz Ukraine's Crimea seeks to become independent state 03/11
dw.de Caucasus history almost repeats itself in Crimea 03/08
jamestown.org Russian Orthodox Church Becomes Kremlin Tool for Retaining Control Over North Caucasus Muslims 03/07
rferl.org Podcast: The Crimean Game Changer 03/07
jamestown.org Crimea Is Not the Endgame: Moscow Bent on Regime Change in Kyiv 03/07
turkishpress.com Russia 'aims to stop Ukraine joining NATO', expert says 03/06
economist.com Georgia : What are the implications of events in Ukraine? 03/05
rferl.org Fugitive Warlord Arrested On Return To Georgia 03/05
nationalgeographic.com Is Past Russian Meddling in Former Soviet Bloc an Omen for Crimea? 03/04
aljazeera.com Ukraine defence or dominance? 03/04
huffingtonpost.com Ukraine and the Dawn of Post-American Europe 03/03
huffingtonpost.com Putin's Kampf 03/03
sky.com Putin Poised For Next Move In Ukraine Crisis 03/03
turkishpress.com Ukraine's ambassador to UN warns Russia of 'separatism' 03/01
theguardian.com Russian 'invasion' of Crimea fuels fear of Ukraine conflict 02/28
aysor.am Iskandarian: Ukraine today is divided into twelve, not two 02/28
independent.co.uk Ukraine latest - The invasion begins: armed Russian-speaking gunmen with Crimea in their grip 02/28
dw.de Ukraine interim president calls on Russia to stop 'provocations' 02/28
voanews.com Ukraine's Acting President Tells Putin to Stop 'Provocations' in Crimea 02/28
turkishweekly.net Ukraine in trouble: Déjà vu all over again? 02/28
telegraph.co.uk Ukraine's fate must be decided by the ballot box 02/28
telegraph.co.uk Ukraine crisis: will Vladimir Putin send in the tanks against the 'bandits' in Kiev? 02/27
hosted.ap.org US warns Russia on Ukraine, nudges Georgia to West 02/26
jamestown.org Is Surkov Readying a New Challenge to Kazan? 02/25
themoscowtimes.com Russia Can't Work With European Parliament 02/23
foxnews.com Former Georgia President: Putin buys influence in Eastern Europe 02/21
rferl.org Date Set For Discussions Of Possible High-Level Tbilisi-Moscow Talks 02/19
themoscowtimes.com South Ossetian Official's House Attacked With Grenade 02/16
en.ria.ru Top South Ossetia Official’s House Hit by Grenade Blast 02/16
aysor.am Minasian: NKR’s economic recognition will lead to its political recognition 02/14
rferl.org Olympic Officials Mark 4th Anniversary Of Luger's Death 02/12
vancouversun.com Georgia asks Olympic visitors to stay away from its breakaway region of Abkhazia 02/12
turkishweekly.net Georgia’s new prime minister is ready for talks with Putin 02/11
panorama.am At opening ceremony of Sochi Olympics Azerbaijani President was seated next to presidents of Abkhazia and South Ossetia 02/11
panorama.am 103 dead as military plane crashes in eastern Algeria 02/11
rferl.org Georgia President To 'Thoroughly Consider' Putin Talks 02/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Georgian opposition claims provocations during opening of Olympic Games in Sochi 02/10
themoscowtimes.com Sochi Notebook: Olympic Food 02/09
jamestown.org Russia Moves ‘Border Zone’ Seven Miles Deeper Into Breakaway Abkhazia 02/07
today.az Georgia's “soft power” in relations with Russia 02/06
realclearworld.com Putin's Occupation Olympics 02/06
euractiv.com NATO criticises Russia for expanding its border into Georgia 02/06
reuters.com Georgia denies plan to meet Putin during Sochi Olympics 02/06
themoscowtimes.com NATO Raps Russia for Expanding Border Into Georgia 02/06
nzherald.co.nz Putin, Georgian president could meet in Sochi 02/06
en.ria.ru Russia Releases 2 Georgians Convicted of Espionage – Official 02/05
reuters.com NATO raps Russia for expanding border into Georgia 02/05
dw.de Problems abound for a small village near Sochi 02/05
rferl.org Two Georgians Sentenced For Espionage Released 02/05
nzherald.co.nz First flight from Georgia lands in Sochi 02/04
euronews.com Ukraine radicals: 'police don't want to die for Yanukovych' 02/04
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Georgia: Abkhazian refugees leave migrants' settlement Potskho-Etseri 02/04
themoscowtimes.com Georgians Make Rare Flight to Sochi for Games 02/04
yahoo.com Georgians make rare flight to Olympics in Sochi 02/04
vancouversun.com Georgian protesters call for Sochi Olympic boycott as memories of war with Russia remain 02/01
nzherald.co.nz Georgian protesters call for Olympic boycott 02/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru On the eve of Sochi Olympics, US Congressman Paskrell speaks in support of Circassians 02/01
globalvoicesonline.org Caucasus Conflict Voices 01/31
themoscowtimes.com Abkhaz President Lambasts International 'Double Standards' for Sport 01/30
themoscowtimes.com Georgia Criticizes Expansion of Abkhazia's Border Zone During Olympics 01/30
themoscowtimes.com Sochi's Neighbor Abkhazia Shut Out of Olympics 01/30