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Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Lugansk, Donetsk: the demerits of mutual recognition

On 13 May, President of the Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander Zakharchenko announced that it formally recognised the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. On 28 January South Ossetia had already… 286 more words


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The Svans are usually identified with the Soanes mentioned by Greek geographer Strabo, who placed them more or less in the area still occupied by the modern-day Svans.

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Tangerines, written and directed by Zaza Urushadze, is set during the War in NiAbkhazia (1992–93). Ivo (Lembit Ulfsak) lives in an Estonian settlement in Abkhazia. 193 more words


Those who need representation - Europe

The question of secession in Europe has been on the agenda and news for a while, mostly thanks to the referendum on independence from the UK in Scotland – … 3,834 more words

Vanuatu Foreign Minister: recognition of Abkhazia has "not changed"

In a 31 March interview with RIA Novosti, Vanuatu’s Foreign Minister Sato Kilman confirmed that Vanuatu does in fact still recognise Abkhazia.

Vanuatu’s recognition of Abkhazia’s independence has received a lot of pushback throughout the years. 439 more words


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

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