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Abkhazia want a new border regime with Russia

Abkhazia reckons on the solution of the issue on the transition to a simplified border crossing regime with Russia across the Psou River, Abkhazia’s Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Chirikba said on Tuesday. 224 more words

State Building

Georgia: the next Ukraine?

by Alex Thalis – 8th April 2015

Whether Georgia becomes the next Ukraine or remains a non-aligned state will largely depend on the West. 1,250 more words

Fédération De Russie

Those who need representation - Asia

After a longer break in the series of posts, let’s continue with a brief overview of the active separatist movements in Asia. 2,824 more words

Crimea sneezes, and the Caucasus gets a cold - why some border disputes won't go away

The Crimean annexation was a  shockwave that sent ripples throughout the region: how Russia’s behavior in the peninsula is worrying her smaller south Caucasus neighbours. Givi Gigitashvili explains the conflicts that define the region, and how the interrelation of these countries is more complex than you might think. 1,693 more words


Film Review: 'Domino Effect'

If documentarians Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosolowski had set out to make a purely fictional Eastern European black comedy, they may not have succeeded in capturing the pathos and absurdity that reality (along with judicious editing) so amply supplies in “Domino Effect.” Set in Abkhazia, a largely unrecognized country in the Caucuses that broke off from Georgia following intense warfare, the film revolves around the recent cross-cultural marriage of sports minister Rafael Ampar and his pregnant Russian opera-singer-wannabe wife, Natasha. 525 more words


Massive Rocket Artillery Drills Begin in Crimea, Abkhazia, South Ossetia

Russian army artillery personnel in the Southern Military District began scheduled drills using new Hosta and Tornado-G systems. 160 more words