Sokhumi regime ready to join the Russia-Belarus union as Bzhania points to “new realities”

By | August 25th, 2022|Categories: Conflict news|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Abkhaz leader is ready to drag the breakaway republic closer to Moscow by joining the Union State of Russia and Belarus. “We would like to join this union, we would gladly support this idea and be full members of this state,” said Thursday Aslan Bzhania, Abkhazia’s de facto president, in an interview with one of [...]

Khajimba resigns, refuses to meet key Kremlin fixer

By | January 12th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Raul Khajimba and Vladislav Surkov (right) at "presidential" office in Sokhumi. August 5, 2019. Embattled de facto president of breakaway Abkhazia Raul Khajimba had to file his resignation amid growing protests of opposition on Sunday evening. Immediately before the resignation, a group of about a hundred of opposition supporters came to his state datcha [...]

Mass unrest in Sokhumi: Khajimba flees his office, threatens to impose state of emergency

By | January 9th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Opposition activists at the Khajimba's office. TBILISI, DFWatch--Raul Khajimba, de facto president of the Georgian breakaway region Abkhazia, threatens to impose a state of emergency after opposition activists stormed his office on Wednesday. "I am in Sukhumi at the workplace in the state building," Khajimba was quoted by Interfax. The authorities work to “localize” [...]