Category Archives: Abkhazia

Russia's attempts to bring separatist movements to international platforms threaten EU – think tank

21:50, 27 January 2020 The experts explain far-reaching, and troubling, intentions behind the efforts. Russia is trying to set a precedent of allowing access of representatives of unrecognized states to various international platforms. If the plan succeeds, separatist movements around the world, especially in Europe, will be given a free hand to lay claim to participation in any international platform,

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Abkhaz Leader Resigns, 'Not Going To Run' For New Term

January 13, 2020 11:49 GMT Raul Khajimba, leader of the self-proclaimed breakaway Georgian republic of Abkhazia, who resigned following four days of protests in the regional capital, Sukhumi, does not plan to take part in a new election. Separatist Vice President Aslan Bartsits told lawmakers, who accepted the resignation on January 13, that Khajimba “will continue to take part in

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Protesters Storm Pro-Russian Leader's HQ in Breakaway Georgian Region

Crowds of demonstrators contesting a local election broke into the authorities’ headquarters in the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia on Thursday and demanded the resignation of its president, Russian state media reported. A few hundred people gathered outside the building in the city of Sukhumi, the pro-Russian region’s capital, before breaking down the door and smashing windows to get inside, pictures

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