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States, Peoples, and Partition

In class two weeks ago, one of my professors confronted us with an intriguing question: how many states should there be? It’s a question I’ve not really considered.  1,816 more words

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Minority Issues Mainstreaming in the South Caucasus

Minority Issues Mainstreaming in the South Caucasus (a practical guide) – Tbilisi, February 2011


This manual, designed as a training toolkit and reference collection, provides an overview of issues pertaining to ethno-national minorities in the South Caucasus. 336 more words

Ethnic Minorities

ConIFA visits Abkhazia and meets South Ossetia: "A historical chance to show our countries"

After the visit to Nagorno-Karabakh our delegation travelled to Abkhazia. In Sukhum our General Secretary gained the full support of the local Football Association and Government. 731 more words


Are Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Transnistria under threat of Russian annexation?

After what happened to Crimea in Ukraine, many people have started to wonder what will happen to the three breakaway states of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Transnistria. 820 more words


ConIFA visits Abkhazia: The photo report

More information about the Abkhazia FA you can find here. The written report on the trip to Abkhazia here.


Otkhara rock monastery

Otkhara is a medieval cave monastery built in XII century in Abkhazia/ Georgia. The Black river (Mchishta) forms the natural path to Otkhara through a dense exotic forest. 20 more words

North Caucasus

Krubera Cave - Deepest known cave on Earth

Krubera Cave (Georgian: კრუბერის გამოქვაბული; or Voronya Cave, sometimes spelled Voronja Cave) is the deepest known cave on Earth.  the Ukrainian Speleological Association expedition reached a depth greater than 2,000 m, and explored the cave to −2,080 m (−6,824 ft). 277 more words