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2008-10-12 21:00:23

SUKHUMI. Oct 12 (Interfax) - The Abkhaz president's father Vasily Bagapsh died early on Sunday at the age of 90, the Abkhaz president's staff told Interfax. Vasily Bagapsh will be buried in his native village Dzhgerda in Abkhazia's Ochamchira district. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-10 00:00:08

World News IN BRIEF *MOSCOW Russia plans to station 7,600 troops in Georgia's separatist regions, more than twice the number based there before last month's war and a level likely to alarm the West. The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, said troops would stay in South Ossetia and Abkhazia to prevent any "repeat of Georgian aggression". Last month, Moscow recognised South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states. (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC....

2008-08-26 00:00:34

MOSCOW. Aug 25 (Interfax) - Abkhaz President Sergei Bagapsh has offered a military cooperation agreement to Russia. "A military cooperation agreement with Russia would be very important for us," he told the State Duma on Monday. Georgia still poses a threat to Abkhazia and South Ossetia, so the possible agreement with Russia "can reduce this threat a lot," he said. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-12 00:00:03

As the world sees it ... *Russia's brazen blitzkrieg-syle military attacks on the independent and democratic state of Georgia warrant worldwide condemnation, and much more. In the past few days, Moscow has conveniently used Georgia's internal dispute with the unrecognised breakaway territory of South Ossetia to use disproportionate military force to settle once and for all its political score with its former Soviet satellite. Russia's goal: to shatter Georgia's territorial integrity by...

2008-08-10 21:00:25

SUKHUMI. Aug 10 (Interfax) - A large number of Georgian refugees are moving to Abkhazia's Gali district across the Inguri River. Hundreds of women and children are feeling from Georgia to Abkhazia to seek aid from the Abkhaz authorities, witnesses claimed. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-06 21:00:14

MOSCOW. July 6 (Interfax-AVN) - Four blasts occurred near the village of Rusi in Georgia's Zugdidi district in the Georgia- Abkhazia conflict zone at about 8 a.m., Moscow time, on Sunday. "First reports indicate that shells or mines were detonated almost simultaneously," spokesman for the Joint Peacekeeping Forces Alexander Diordiyev told Interfax-AVN from Sukhumi. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2006-07-12 07:16:28

By Oliver Bullough SUKHUMI, Georgia (Reuters) - Russian tourists will crowd the beaches of Abkhazia all summer. Officially, they are vacationing in a war zone, but where else can they find such a cheap week in the sun? "This is our second year, we like it here. There isn't even the smell of war any more," said Alexander Grigoryev, a 32-year-old who made the 36-hour train journey from the Volga region to splash around in the warm waters of the Black Sea. "We have sensed nothing but...

2006-07-11 19:55:54

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A top Georgian lawmaker accused Russia on Tuesday of blocking international efforts to resolve a long-simmering dispute between her government and its breakaway Abkhazia province. The criticism by Georgia's parliamentary speaker, Nino Burjanadze, during a closed-door meeting of the U.N. Security Council drew an angry response from Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin. "I am very disappointed. Burjanadze made a big mistake by this kind of...


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