Abkhazia

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  • noun

Synonyms for Abkhazia

an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea

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The offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Abkhazian capital Sukhumi (above) look like offices anywhere else in the world.
Brun identifies how decorating, expanding, and renovating shelters are homemaking strategies through which internally displaced Abkhazians transformed shelters into homes in Georgia.
It is generally thought that Abkhazians living in Turkey number twice as many as those who live in Abkhazia.
39) If it would also recognise deported Abkhaz as refugees, it would be hard to disagree with Abkhazian efforts to bring about the return of its diaspora.
He provided them to both the Armenians and the Azerbaijanis, as he had to the Georgians and Abkhazians.
Regardless of how many ethnic groups there may be, whether it is Turks, Kurds, Circassians, Lazs, Georgians, Abkhazians or Gypsies, we have respect and love for all, Erdogan said.
Kerdikoshvili expressed hope that "the Abkhazians, the Ossetians and the Georgians will live peacefully in the state of Georgia, with a help of the international community.
Both areas are in Georgian sovereign territory, however many of the regions' ethnic Ossetians and Abkhazians are Russian citizens, having received passports from Russia, and they maintain strong cultural ties with Russia.
Hidden from most media reporting were points made by former US Ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack Matlock, who suggests that Georgia "poked Russia in the eye" and argues that Georgia has long been tempted to subdue the Ossetians and Abkhazians by force.
In the Caucasus, Azerbaijanis, Armenians, Georgians, Abkhazians, and Chechens all demanded states on the basis of self-determination.
From the Abkhazians of the Northwest Caucasus to the Zunghars, a nomadic Mongol people destroyed by the Qing emperors of China, this two-volume encyclopedia contains some 400 entries providing information on the major cultural groups that live and have lived in the Asia- Pacific region from ancient times to the present.
In the Caucasus, Azerbeijanis, Armenians, Georgians, Abkhazians, and Chechens all demanded states on the basis of self-determination.
A losing side in a Georgian factional struggle sought sanctuary in Abkhazia, touching off a war between Georgians and Abkhazians.
And according to them it was not just Abkhazians but also Russians soldiers patroling the area.