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.
With the checkpoint closed, some residents of Abkhazia are risking their lives to access services.
Those dependent on services financed by the Georgian government struggle to access care.
Since 2014 it has been mandatory for local schools to use the Russian language.
Quick action may have saved territory from being harder hit by the virus.