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Time for NATO to Welcome Georgia

The NATO summit this week in Cardiff, Wales will have a full agenda but a priority issue is finally bringing Georgia into NATO.

In 2008 Georgia engaged Russia in a ill-timed and poorly planned conflict with Russia over the its breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. 302 more words


The future of Abkhazia

With the election behind him, President-elect Khadjimba has already held a press conference in which he stated that Abkhazia needs political reforms as well as to maintain its freedom of the press. 488 more words


Abkhazia's Man of the Hour

Abkhazia’s Raul Khajimba is the man of the hour. The victor of Abkhazia’s snap presidential election on Sunday, Khajimba has appealed to many Abkhaz as both a man of action and as a patriot. 647 more words



The Soviet collapse spawned 15 new countries that are now established members of the international community, but also to far less known unrecognized republics. “Satellites” is a photographic journey by Jonas Bendiksen through the scattered enclaves, unrecognized mini-states, and other isolated communities that straddle the former satellite states of the now defunct USSR. 1,229 more words


Abkhazia Elects New President-Anyone Notice?

What if there were an election for President and nobody noticed? This is the situation this morning in Abkhazia as they declared a winner in a snap election for President yesterday.   345 more words


Georgia and EU condemn Abkhazian elections as illegal

The European Union and Georgia have both declared this weekends presidential elections in the breakaway region of Abkhazia as illegal. 214 more words


Opposition leader Raul Khadjimba wins Abkhazia's presidential elections

The breakaway region of Abkhazia have announced opposition leader Raul Khadjimba as the new president of the unrecognised republic. 168 more words