Abkhazia-Russia relations

2,000 Russian troops conducting military drills in Georgian breakaway regions

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Russian troops near the village of Dzartsemi, South Ossetia. (Sputnik-Ossetia.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Russian soldiers are participating in military exercises in both Georgian breakaway territories, South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Troops from all of Russia’s four military districts are taking part in the drills. […]

Catastrophic mandarin harvest deals heavy blow to Abkhazia’s exports

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Abkhazia’s export of mandarins and other produce has plummeted by 2.7 times, dealing a heavy blow to the breakaway republic’s economy. Local media blame the bad harvest on the spread of brown marmorated stink bug, which has devastated crops also in Georgia. […]

Russia and Abkhazia establish joint center to combat organized crime

By | May 19th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Separatist authorities in Georgia’s breakaway region Abkhazia signed an agreement with Russia on Thursday, establishing a joint Russian-Abkhaz coordination center in Sokhumi to combat organized crime and other serious crimes. The joint […]

Russia’s FM Lavrov to visit Georgia’s breakaway region Abkhazia

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov. (Kremlin.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit the Georgian breakaway region Abkhazia next week to open a new Russian embassy and meet with the local leadership. Lavrov’s working visit will start April 18 with the official opening of a new Russian embassy […]