Interethnic relations

August 09, 2018 13:33

  • Georgian experts indicate shortcomings of Five-Day War report

    The report of the international commission headed by Heidi Tagliavini on the Georgian-Russian war in August 2008 fails to present some important facts, due to the limited time for collecting evidence, and leaves many questions unanswered, Georgian experts believe.

August 08, 2018 17:59

  • Residents of Abkhazia describe devastation in villages 10 years after five-day war

    After the five-day war of August 2008 and recognition of the Abkhazia's independence, there is no significant development there, but even in the Kodori Gorge, local residents feel safer despite the devastation. Some residents of Abkhazia say they want the republic to become part of Russia, while others want to preserve their independence.

August 08, 2018 12:27

  • Mikhail Saakashvili concerned over issue of winner in 2008 war

    On the anniversary of the "five-day war," Mikhail Saakashvili claimed that threats from the US stopped the Russian offensive action against Georgia. As a result of the war, Russia did not succeed in changing the government of Georgia and, according to Mikhail Saakashvili, did not win anything, "except for the capture of several dozen villages."

August 08, 2018 09:57

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August 07, 2018 22:27

  • Political analysts: Russia would not annex Abkhazia and South Ossetia

    Russia prefers to build its relations with Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent countries, despite the statements of South-Ossetian politicians about their desire to join Russia, political analysts have stated. In their opinion, unlike the Crimea, Abkhazia and South Ossetia are perceived by Russian authorities as a foreign territory.

August 01, 2018 22:17

  • In Adygea, Repatriate's Day refreshes memory on adaptation of Kosovo Circassians

    In 1998, repatriation of Kosovo Adygs favourably affected the image of Russia among members of Circassian Diaspora. However, in the past ten years, the problem concerning the return of Circassians to their homeland has become intractable and the same repatriation from Syria is no longer possible, said participants of the operation for the resettlement of families from Kosovo.

July 24, 2018 22:44

  • Nagorno-Karabakh treats the silence in conflict zone as unprecedented

    The number of violations by Azerbaijan of the ceasefire regime has dramatically decreased, Levon Mnatsakanyan, the head of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), has stated. However, today the parties have exchanged threats of attacks on civilian objects.

July 14, 2018 08:17

  • NATO summit justifies expectations of Southern Caucasus countries

    The declaration adopted at the NATO summit on recognizing the territorial integrity of Georgia and Azerbaijan meets the expectations of these countries, political analysts have stated. The visit of the Armenian Prime Minister to Brussels allowed reminding the West of the need for a peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict, the Armenian expert believes.

July 13, 2018 17:39

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