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Abkhazia Press Center: News Announcement

What did the Russian Generals admit!

There has not been a single anniversary of the hot phase of the Russian-Georgian war (1-22 August 2008) without disclosing of what, when and how the authors of aggression were doing against a neighboring state. The fourth anniversary was not an exception, it was marked with new wave of self-exposure from Russian generals, and political leaders. We have already discussed confession of Putin and Medvedev, now it’s time to discuss the [army] generals. 


Democracy in action or new reality in Georgia

Let's face it, most experts in their hearts did not believe in the victory of the opposition, exactly as did not believe that liberal democracy is possible in today's Georgia. In fact, there were good reasons for that, both within the government and in the opposition and society.


Russian eagle over the Pacific Ocean

Over the last several days the puppet regimes in Sukhumi and Tskhinvali have been the only sources of the fact of recognition of Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali region by the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu. According to their reports, documents concerning the establishment of diplomatic relations were signed by Prime Minister of the Pacific Ocean island state Willy Telavi in Sukhumi and Tskhinvali respectively on December 18 and 19th when the latter visited the occupied regions of Georgia. Moreover, information about this was issued by the Abkhazian and South Ossetian leaders only on September 23rd.


End of Ideology of Ardzinba

On August 26th extraordinary "presidential" elections were held in occupied Abkhazia. These elections were caused by the death of leader of the puppet regime Sergei Bagapsh, in which, according to available information, the hand of Russia is clearly seen. The population of Abkhazia, which in summer is usually focused on resort problems, had to engage in political battles. Three candidates aspired to the post of leader – Alexander Ankvab, who after the death of Bagapsh performed his duties, Sergey Shamba, head of the puppet government and opposition candidate Raul Khajimba, who did not quite got to becoming the "president" in 2004. This year, as it is already known, the chair of "president" of Abkhazia will be taken by Alexander Ankvab.


Parliament Passes Amendments to Criminal Procedure Code

Parliament approved on February 9 with its first reading amendments to the criminal procedure code changing rule of consecutive sentencing and increasing minimal age of criminal responsibility from 12 to 14.


Georgia plans for ties with Abkhazia and S Ossetia

GEORGIA HAS drawn up a plan to strengthen economic and social links with Abkhazia and South Ossetia, in the hope of eventually regaining control of two rebel regions that Russia has recognised as independent states.


NATO chief says Georgia still on track for NATO membership

Brussels - Georgia remains on track to become a member of NATO, in spite of the conflict with Russia rekindling East-West tension, the alliance's chief, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, said Tuesday. De Hoop Scheffer also welcomed reports of a Russian end to hostilities in its neighbouring country, but stressed that this was only a first step.

Putin is solely responsible. Saakaszwili had no choice

"Russian journalist: Putin is solely responsible. Saakaszwili had no choice."  Marcin Wojciechowski (Gazeta Wyborcza, 2008-08-10; the full interview to be published on Monday

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