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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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