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Protected by Russia, Abkhazia cautiously engages Georgia (11.04.2013)

In the aftermath of the 2008 Russia-Georgia war, Russia recognized Abkhazia, a breakaway region of Georgia, as a fully independent country. Then, Moscow funneled half a billion dollars into Russian air, naval and border defense bases in Abkhazia, an entity almost the size of Kosovo.

Abkhazia: The long road to reconciliation – new ICG report (10.04.2013)

More than two decades after the Soviet Union’s collapse, the three-sided conflict involving breakaway Abkhazia, Georgia and Russia is far from a solution, so all should concentrate on achievable goals, including intensified dialogue on basic security-related and humanitarian issues.

Georgia: making cohabitation work – new ICG briefing (18.12.2012)

”Georgia: Making Cohabitation Work”, the latest briefing from the International Crisis Group, examines the uneasy transition in progress in Tbilisi.

Georgia's new leaders seek fresh start with Russia (16.11.2012)

Georgia’s new government is reaching out to Russia after nearly a decade of troubled relations, but so far Moscow has responded coldly to the friendly overtures. The new Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, who made his fortune in Russia in the 1990s, has appointed diplomat Zurab Abashidze...

Georgian President cries foul after ally's arrest (09.11.2012)

The arrest of former government minister Bacho Akhalaia has prompted claims that the new administration of Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is out to get its predecessors after beating them in last month’s election.

International observers praise Georgian election (02.10.2012)

International monitors said on Tuesday that despite some instances of intimidation in Georgia's parliamentary election, voters had freely expressed their will and urged rival political forces to work together following the poll.

Georgia’s President Saakashvili concedes defeat (02.10.2012)

Georgia’s president Mikheil Saakashvili conceded defeat Tuesday in parliamentary elections. After a year of polarizing campaign politics, he promised to work with the opposition bloc, the Georgian Dream.