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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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aljazeera.com What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles 10/30
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
jamestown.org Moscow’s Attempt to Annex Abkhazia Serves as a Bitter Lesson to Russia’s Friends and Opponents 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
jamestown.org Russia Issues Ultimatum to Abkhazia 10/23
jamestown.org Is Moscow’s Proposal to Link Abkhazia to the Circassian Parts of North Caucasus a Step Toward Annexation? 10/22
en.ria.ru Abkhazian Expert: “Russia-Abkhazia Treaty Will Strengthen Country’s Independence” 10/20
worldpoliticsreview.com Compatriot Games: Russian-Speaking Minorities in the Baltic States 10/20
en.ria.ru Georgia Readies Harsh Response Over Russia-Abkhazia Military Cooperation 10/18
rferl.org Georgian PM: No Progress Normalizing Relations With Moscow 10/17
rferl.org Tbilisi Concerned Over Kremlin-Proposed Abkhazia Pact 10/15
reuters.com Ukraine 'frozen conflict' could hurt Europe: Foreign Minister Klimkin 10/09
globalsecurity.org Ukraine: 'Frozen Conflict' Could Destabilize Europe 10/09
rferl.org Ukraine: 'Frozen Conflict' Could Destabilize Europe 10/08
en.ria.ru NATO Presence in Georgia Could Threaten Stability in Caucasus: Russia 10/08
reportingproject.net A Fraud in the Family 10/07
en.ria.ru Georgia to Raise Non-Use of Force Issue at Geneva Negotiations: Foreign Ministry 10/06
en.ria.ru Georgia Ready to Begin Reconciliation With Abkhazians, Ossetians 10/04
telegraph.co.uk European cities photographed from a drone by Amos Chapple, in pictures 10/01
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 22-28 09/29
rferl.org Khajimba Sworn In As Abkhaz President 09/25
panorama.am Haykakan Zhamanak: Will Armenia recognize Kosovo’s independence? 09/25
aysor.am Haykakan Zhamanak: US wants Armenia to recognize Kosovo independence 09/25
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Raul Khajimba inaugurated as President of Abkhazia 09/25
realclearworld.com Russia's Frozen Conflicts Foster Corruption 09/22
telegraph.co.uk Ukraine: rebels and government troops to retreat following peace deal 09/20
rferl.org Rally In Support Of Scotland's Independence In Abkhazia 09/18
rferl.org Pro-Independence Scots Have A Friend -- In Abkhazia 09/17
en.ria.ru Georgia's President: Georgia Intends to Return Abkhazia, South Ossetia Peacefully 09/09
hosted.ap.org US to help Georgia boost its defenses 09/07
sify.com US to help Georgia boost its defenses 09/06
dailynews.lk Russia, Caucasus allies to form 'security outline' to counter NATO 09/05
vanguardngr.com Scepticism greets Putin’s Ukraine ceasefire plan 09/04
telegraph.co.uk Ukraine permanent ceasefire agreed, says Petro Poroshenko 09/03
telegraph.co.uk Vladimir Putin raises prospect a peace deal could be achieved in Ukraine 09/03
bbc.co.uk VIDEO: Nato plans closer ties with Georgia 09/03
globalsecurity.org Official: 'Transnistria to Learn From Russia’s Recognition of Abkhazia, South Ossetia' 09/02
nationalpost.com International Twitter fight: Russia unleashes counter-troll in response to Canada’s ‘Map Of Russia’ 08/28
rferl.org Freezing The Donbas 08/28
globalsecurity.org Russia, Abkhazia to Sign Deal on Common Security by Year-End – Kremlin Spokesman 08/27
turkishweekly.net NATO snubs Abkhazia 'head of state' 08/26
en.ria.ru Abkhazia, South Ossetia’s Independence Day 08/26
rferl.org Elected By A Hair, New Abkhaz Leader Faces Herculean Tasks 08/26
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Russian experts doubt Khajimba's chances for serious reforms in Abkhazia 08/26
panorama.am Bako Sahakyan congratulates Abkhazian President-elect 08/26
reuters.com Abkhazia elects opposition leader as president 08/25
turkishweekly.net NATO snubs Abkhazia 'head of state' 08/25
en.ria.ru US Not Recognizing Abkhazian Presidential Election Results – State Department 08/25
today.az Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry does not recognize "presidential elections" in Abkhazia 08/25
rferl.org Khajimba Wins Abkhazia's Presidential Election 08/25
en.ria.ru Abkhazia May Sign New Agreement With Russia by Year-End – President 08/25
rferl.org Breakaway Region Of Abkhazia Holds Snap Election 08/24
en.ria.ru Almost 44% Vote in Abkhazia’s Early Presidential Election 08/24
en.ria.ru Turnout In Abkhazia Presidential Election Exceeds Threshold, Deemed Valid 08/24
turkishweekly.net Abkhazians go to presidential polls 08/24
bbc.co.uk VIDEO: Abkhazia: The tiny republic rich in hypotheticals 08/23
dw.de Abkhazia's dilemma: no future without Russia 08/23
rferl.org Abkhazia Braces For Tumultuous Presidential Vote 08/21
realclearworld.com The Making of Vladimir Putin 08/20
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Zatulin: Khajimba and Bjaniya have best chances of reaching second round at presidential election in Abkhazia 08/20
en.ria.ru Abkhazian Presidential Candidate Against Associative Relations With Russia 08/20
rferl.org Do Trolls Matter? 08/12
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 4-10 08/11
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru "People's Control" reports on numerous errors in voters' lists in Abkhazia 08/11
rferl.org Georgian-Ukrainian Fights For His 'Second Motherland' 08/07
aljazeera.com Soviet Disunion: Europe's breakaway states 08/06
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Diaspora will not affect essentially on the outcome of presidential election in Abkhazia, experts say 07/25
news.com.au British reporter ‘captured’ in Ukraine 07/23
realclearworld.com No More Frozen Conflicts 07/22
rferl.org South Ossetia Jails Georgian For Spying 07/18
spiegel.de In Russia's Shadow: Searching for the Roots of the Georgia Problem 07/15
jamestown.org Russian-backed Abkhaz Separatist Regime Steps Up Discrimination of Ethnic Georgians 07/09
independent.org Resolving Conflicts in Artificial States 07/09
huffingtonpost.com Resolving Conflicts in Artificial States 07/07
thenational.ae Abkhazian club Nart offers Suarez chance to play during Fifa ban 07/04
sport24.co.za Another lifeline for Suarez 07/04
rferl.org European Court Condemns Russia For 2006 Expulsion Of Georgians 07/03
eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of June 23-29 06/30
rferl.org South Ossetia Recognizes 'Luhansk People's Republic' 06/19
rferl.org Geneva Talks End After Walkout By Abkhaz, South Ossetian Delegates 06/19
jamestown.org Will Russia Annex Abkhazia and South Ossetia? 06/18
rferl.org Latest Round Of Russia-Georgia Talks To Begin In Geneva 06/17
today.az UN adopts Georgia’s resolution on Abkhazia and South Ossetia 06/06
reuters.com In Russian protege Abkhazia, a cautionary tale for Crimea 06/06
cfr.org Troubling Secessionist Models for Ukraine 06/06
rferl.org UN Passes Resolution On Refugees From Georgia's Breakaway Regions 06/06
en.ria.ru Russia Urges Abkhazia to Ensure Free Presidential Election 06/05
globalsecurity.org NATO-Georgia Commission discusses Ukraine crisis, Georgia's progress on reforms 06/04
economist.com Abkhazia : Exit Alexander Ankvab 06/04
turkishweekly.net NATO chief slams Russia over Georgia and Ukraine 06/04
rferl.org NATO Chief Lauds Georgian Military Reform Efforts 06/04
rferl.org South Ossetia's De Facto Leader Wants To Join Russia 06/03
rferl.org OSCE Chairman Continues South Caucasus Tour In Georgia 06/03
en.ria.ru FACTBOX: Transition of Power in Abkhazia 06/02
turkishweekly.net Abkhazian prime minister steps down amid protests 06/02
en.ria.ru Russia Says Ready to Cooperate With New Abkhaz Leadership 06/02