Monthly Archives: September 2022

Russians’ influx jumped by 40-45 percent: MIA official

By | September 29th, 2022|Categories: Brief|Tags: , , |

The flow of Russian citizens at Zemo Larsi customs checkpoint has increased by 40-45 percent; 5-6 thousand have been arriving daily in recent days, Aleksandre Darakhvelidze, the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia, said Thursday. The Ministry of Internal Affairs, the State Security Service and other law enforcement agencies do everything to filter out those [...]

Russian military start getting grip on border with Georgia to prevent conscripts’ exodus

By | September 28th, 2022|Categories: Caucasus region|Tags: , |

Telegram channel SHOT On the border with Georgia, which has becomes a point of exodus for those Russian men who want to avoid conscription, Russia opens a military commissariat presence. According to the eyewitnesses from the place, at this stage the conscripts are not detained, nor are they prevented from crossing border. The officers hand over [...]

FSB fears breaching border with Georgia by crowd fleeing mobilization, sends armored vehicle, troops

By | September 26th, 2022|Categories: Caucasus region|Tags: , , |

The war mobilization announced by Vladimir Putin has worsened the situation on the Russian-Georgian border to such an extent that the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB), which is responsible for border control, sent Monday an armored personnel carrier there to prevent a forceful breach of the border at Larsi by the crowd - [...]

Row over Pitsunda estate – the Kremlin tries to dispel Abkhaz fears about losing sovereignty

By | September 13th, 2022|Categories: Conflict news|Tags: , , |

The state estate in Pitsunda, Abkhazia, which was a popular retreat for Soviet leaders during communist rule, has been a hotbed of tension between Moscow and its proxy Sukhumi government for months. The matter reached a boiling point in late August when Russian ambassador threatened to halt all investment projects in the breakaway republic. However, this [...]