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Islam Tekushev is the editor-in-chief of Caucasus Times.


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An unlikely home

Abkhazia may not be the first port of call for Syrian refugees, but historical ties link this unrecognised state on the Black Sea coast to the epicentre of conflict. Русский

Abkhazia's unequal partnership with Russia

RIA Aleksei Druzhinin Putin Abkhazia.jpgAbkhazia’s Strategic Partnership Agreement with Russia may be unpopular among the break-away republic’s population, but the government is keen to implement it and is clamping down on dissent.

The new (de-facto) President of Abkhazia

On his fourth attempt, Raul Khadjimba has finally become de-facto President of Abkhazia. But few would envy the challenges he faces…


Maidan comes to Abkhazia

Events in Ukraine have both highlighted and influenced Abkhazia’s political divisions, as yesterday’s protests clearly demonstrate.


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