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#962 Abkhazia 15/07/21

This very interesting cover from the disputed territory of Abkhazia was sent by Radim, thank you very much!

It was cancelled in Sochi, Russia (Сочи) on July 21, but on the back there is an additional postmark of… 52 more words


Thoughts after a loss

When do you realize that you can’t save the ship? You arrived when it was sinking, arrived with positive thoughts, goals and visions to save the ship. 169 more words


The Critic

Below is a review I wrote as a response to an exhibition at Host Gallery in 2012, and also forms part of my submission to… 371 more words


Abcásia - um país esquecido por todos (menos a Rússia)

Chegamos cedo em Zugdidi. A maioria dos turistas que chegam aqui, vão para Svaneti, uma região nas montanhas, que dizem ser lindíssima. Aliás, todo o norte da Georgia é separado da Rússia pelo Cáucaso, uma cadeia de montanhas que estabelece a divisão entre a Ásia e a Europa. 998 more words


A Tour of the Pseudostates of the Former Soviet Union

Picture taken on August 26, 2008 shows Residents of Sukhumi celebrating the recognition of Abkhazian independence by Russian Federation, in Sukhumi.

Crimea’s new prime minister, Sergei Aksenov, has moved up the date of a planned referendum on the peninsula’s future status to March 30. 662 more words


Out of Georgia: Coming in on a wing and a pair - of Mausers

Two decades ago, the (former Soviet) Republic of Georgia was crazed with conflicts and confusion. Everything has now changed, of course, and when I stayed a week last summer I saw that construction is under way everywhere. 1,381 more words