Marianna is a journalist from Abkhazia with 12 years of experience.
There is no legislation protecting people from domestic violence in Abkhazia, nor are there any shelters for victims.
Rumours of a possible military takeover circulated around the Abkhazian capital last week following the arrest of former presidential aide Akhra Avidzba on weapons charges.
With transport links poised to reopen following the Nagorno-Karabakh war, Abkhazian politicians are pushing to reopen their own dormant railway line.
After allegations of embezzlement, Abkhazia’s medical community has accused the Prosecutor’s Office of ordering an unlawful search.