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Abkhazia

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Global Voices

20 Jan 15
Some economists say that being so tightly tied into the Russian economy could actually mitigate some of the worst effects.
Raul Khajimba, Abkhazia''s new president. (Photo: Ibragim Chkadua)
24 Sep 14
Raul Khajimba has committed himself to reforming the way Abkhazia is governed.
Protests in Abkhazia have forced the president to step down. (Photo: Anaid Gogoryan)
10 Jun 14
As opposition considers whether to field one candidate or several, many Abkhaz are alarmed at the precedent set by ousting leaders, even unpopular ones.
Abkhazian president Alexander Ankvab (left) with Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev, who was president when this photo was taken in 2011. (Photo: Russian Presidential Press and Information Office)
IWPR Insight
6 Jun 14
Demonstrators are driven by complex motives and differing agendas, but this is not a repeat of the Kiev revolution.
10 Apr 14
Critics of an already cautious scheme warn that allowing outsiders to buy homes carries unseen risks.
Children play on the stairs in the Bagebi dormitory; they have no other place to go. (Photo: Mark Rafaelov)
Photo Essay
24 Feb 14
What was meant as temporary refuge has become home to people who fled Abkhazia two decades ago.
 Executive council of the Georgian National Olympic Committee. (Photo: Georgian Olympic Committee)
24 Oct 13
Government faces resistance as it insists boycotting the games would be worse than going.

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