Russian is now mandatory in all schools in Gali district.
Experts believe that Moscow is now aiming to divert resources, given the heavy costs of its ongoing invasion.
All students have to learn in Russian, in a move condemned as “an obvious manifestation of racial discrimination”.
Ethnic Georgians say that the de facto Abkhazia government is using their land as a dumping ground.
Proposed legislation in the breakaway republic would open up real estate sales to foreigners.
Pandemic restrictions mean that many face arrest or serious harm if they try to cross into Tbilisi-controlled territory.
Investors are exploiting cheap power with dire consequences.
Local Georgians feel they have been abandoned to face disaster alone.
Maintenance of shared facility could lead to power cuts next year.
Fears that key infrastructure could be absorbed into Russian-controlled territory.