Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 22:27
Unknown assailants shot dead a Russian diplomat in the capital of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia, also seriously injuring his wife, authorities in the separatist territory said.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 18:32
Three men suspected of being ringleaders of a cell of the North Caucasus-based terrorist group Caucasus Emirate were arrested in Abkhazia.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 11:02
The United States Tuesday dismissed
elections in Georgia`s breakaway region of Abkhazia as illegitimate, and renewed support for what it called Georgia`s internationally-recognised borders.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 22:12
The vice president of the breakaway Georgian province of Abkhazia has won the
presidential election, authorities said.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 29, 2011, 18:00
Bagapsh was re-elected as head of the separatist region by a crushing margin in 2009.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 23:00
Russia on Wednesday said it had deployed
its potent S-300 air defence missile systems in Georgia`s self
declared independent province of Abkhazia, which sees it as threat to regional
stability and NATO.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 08, 2010, 16:16
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits Abkhazia since Moscow`s war with Tbilisi two years ago.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 13, 2009, 16:14
Separatist leader Sergei Bagapsh has won a re-election victory in rebel Abkhazia in a vote considered illegitimate by most of the world but hailed by Russia, election officials said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 12, 2009, 22:28
The rebel region of Abkhazia went to the polls Saturday to elect a president in a vote viewed as illegitimate by most of the world but championed by Russia, the region`s main sponsor.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 12, 2009, 14:12
Georgia`s breakaway Abkhazia region was set to hold on Saturday a "Presidential" Election viewed as illegitimate by most of the world but championed by Russia, the rebel region`s main ally.
Last Updated: Monday, November 16, 2009, 16:28
Georgia`s breakaway Abkhazia region, recognised as an independent state by Russia, has cut another of its ties with Georgia by adopting Russia`s international dialling code.
Last Updated: Friday, July 24, 2009, 12:30
Russia is planning to build a military base in Abkhazia with the latest utilities and a good encampment, according to an official.
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