Abkhazia

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an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea

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The Russians will stay in Georgia until they have dismantled the Georgian Army and navy bases that could threaten the ethnic enclaves of South Ossetia and Abkhasia again, removing all the new American weaponry that gave Georgia an offensive military capability, and then they will withdraw to the enclaves as the cease-fire agreement requires.
The Iranian nuclear programme, missile defence systems in Europe, situation in Abkhasia (in Russia): you can easily add several other "hot points" from the acute political map - Kosovo, for example, or Nato enlargement," he said.
Caricatures of President Clinton and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky are on a stamp issued by Abkhasia in the Republic of Georgia and put on sale worldwide Thursday.
that are hunger-stricken, including those that are caught up armed conflict such as Tadgikistan; others that have been devastated by natural disaster like Kygyzstan, where an earthquake destroyed the last harvest; Armenia, which has been subjected to blockade since 1989; Ingushetia, with thousands of homeless as a result of conflict with Osseria; and Abkhasia, in need of aid because of its ongoing war with Georgia.
ANKARA, Sep 8, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkish ship captain Coskun Mehmet Ozturk who was arrested by Georgian Coast Guard in August for carrying fuel oil to Abkhasia was released Tuesday.