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Georgian man dies in Abkhazia after alleged beating by police

Vitali (Temur) Karbaia, 44, reportedly sustained multiple injuries, including bruises and fractures after a confrontation with police.

Georgian man dies in Abkhazia after alleged beating by police

Vitali (Temur) Karbaia, 44, reportedly sustained multiple injuries, including bruises and fractures after a confrontation with police.

Abkhazia bans USAID and peacebuilding projects amidst new restrictions on foreign aid

Abkhazia has introduced new restrictions on foreign aid, including banning USAID funding, funding of media, and projects aiming to establish contacts across the line of conflict.

Abkhazia bans USAID and peacebuilding projects amidst new restrictions on foreign aid

Abkhazia has introduced new restrictions on foreign aid, including banning USAID funding, funding of media, and projects aiming to establish contacts across the line of conflict.

Anger after Abkhazia’s Security Council head speaks with member of Abkhazian Government in Tbilisi

Abkhazian Security Council Head Sergey Shamba spoke with Vakhtang Kolbaia, a member of the Abkhazian Government in Tbilisi.

Anger after Abkhazia’s Security Council head speaks with member of Abkhazian Government in Tbilisi

Abkhazian Security Council Head Sergey Shamba spoke with Vakhtang Kolbaia, a member of the Abkhazian Government in Tbilisi.

Abkhazia tightens regulations on international organisations

A presidential decree has tightened restrictions on NGOs after the authorities criticised USAID for making anti-Russia sentiments.

Abkhazia tightens regulations on international organisations

A presidential decree has tightened restrictions on NGOs after the authorities criticised USAID for making anti-Russia sentiments.

Unease in Abkhazia after manhunt for ‘armed saboteurs’ provides no answers

Abkhazian officials have announced that they are searching for ‘saboteurs’, after reports that an armed group had entered from Georgia. 

Unease in Abkhazia after manhunt for ‘armed saboteurs’ provides no answers

Abkhazian officials have announced that they are searching for ‘saboteurs’, after reports that an armed group had entered from Georgia. 

Son of Russian security official revealed as Sukhumi Airport investor

The deal has raised fears it could trap Abkhazia in debt and lead to a loss of sovereignty.

Son of Russian security official revealed as Sukhumi Airport investor

The deal has raised fears it could trap Abkhazia in debt and lead to a loss of sovereignty.

Abkhazia could turn Council of Ministers building into ‘luxury hotel’

Abkhazia’s President has said that the iconic Council of Ministers  building in the centre of Sukhumi (Sukhum) could be turned into a luxury hotel.

Abkhazia could turn Council of Ministers building into ‘luxury hotel’

Abkhazia’s President has said that the iconic Council of Ministers  building in the centre of Sukhumi (Sukhum) could be turned into a luxury hotel.

Russia to establish naval base in Abkhazia

The base will be established in Ochamchira (Ochamchire) ‘in the near future’.

Russia to establish naval base in Abkhazia

The base will be established in Ochamchira (Ochamchire) ‘in the near future’.

Abkhazia’s foreign minister warns of growing Georgian–Russian ties

Ardzinba also suggested that Georgia was militarily prepared to attack Abkhazia given the opportunity.

Abkhazia’s foreign minister warns of growing Georgian–Russian ties

Ardzinba also suggested that Georgia was militarily prepared to attack Abkhazia given the opportunity.

Confusion in Abkhazia as foreign minister ‘resigns’ and returns

The incident, which took place on Monday night, has prompted speculation regarding potential motives for the supposed resignation. 

Confusion in Abkhazia as foreign minister ‘resigns’ and returns

The incident, which took place on Monday night, has prompted speculation regarding potential motives for the supposed resignation.