Abkhaz


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Synonyms for Abkhaz

a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea

an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea

Circassian people living east of the Black Sea

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of or relating to Abkazia or its people or their language

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Many homes left behind in Abkhazia's de facto capital, Sukhumi, have been occupied by ethnic Abkhaz families, while Abkhazia's ethnic-Georgian district of Gali is littered with abandoned and destroyed houses amid groves of hazelnut and tangerine trees.
Rather, it was the institutional legacy of the Soviet Union that shaped the ways in which the concepts of 'nation' and 'state' became contested." (36) We contend that the perception of fears regarding not only material needs of Georgians, Ossets and Abkhaz, but also psychological and ideational ones such as identity, recognition and autonomy, coupled with the corrosive aggregated elements of the Soviet ethno-federal organization, unleashed ethnic mobilization.
Part of the proclaimed strategy of the Abkhaz leadership is therefore to improve relations with Georgia.
"I have never talked about recognition of the Abkhaz and Ossetian passports as international documents:I, myself, do not
Perhaps Russia will encourage Abkhazia's new leaders to do this in exchange for support in the August elections; or perhaps Abkhaz politicians will turn to a harder-line Georgia policy to win support in the upcoming election.
Perhaps Russia will encourage Abkhazia's new leaders to do this in exchange for support in the August elections, or perhaps Abkhaz politicians will turn to a harder-line Georgia policy to win support in the upcoming election.
Ankvab resigned from office after issuing a rambling statement in which he accused his opponents of violating the Abkhaz Constitution as well as moral standards.
Among the topics here are Sindi Sufi poet 'Abd al-Latif (1102-66/1690-1752), the Abkhaz people on the eastern Black Sea coast, the small town of Adhurh in southern Jordan, the most illustrious West African Sufi saint Bamba, The Black Sea, the Dardic and Nuristani languages, fountains in Islamic art and architecture, and ghazw.
Once, I overheard the defendants speaking in Abkhaz, which they thought I didn't understand.
Moreover, as Thomas de Waal points out, it is striking that Georgia has only recognised as genocide the Tsarist murder of Circassians and not the very similar mu rder of the Abkhaz in 1867 and 1877.
For translating and disseminating the UDHR into more than 380 languages and dialects - from Abkhaz to Zulu and thus making it truly universal, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is a proud holder of the Guinness World Record for being the most translated document.
Almasbey Kchach shot himself at his house in the town of Gagra on Tuesday after police arrived to arrest him for his alleged involvement in plotting to ambush Abkhaz leader Alexander Ankvab s motorcade in February, reports said.
"Some states and forces outside the country do not want the success of the current efforts by the UN Security Council," he said in Moscow after meeting with his Abkhaz counterpart.
Earlier seismic studies have indicated that oil is largely concentrated in the Gudauta depression, between the Abkhaz capital of Sukhumi and Gagry resort, he added.
Since August 2008, when the frozen conflict in the Abkhaz and South Ossetian regions erupted into an open military conflict between Russia and Georgia, the Southern Caucasus country has been struggling to regain stability, both internally and on the foreign stage.