abkhazia abkhazia  /æbk ˈhɑz jə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability

News

  1. Global Independence Day: When do other countries celebrate their freedom?

    The 4th of July is finally here, and you know what that means... it's Abkhazia's de facto Independence Day!
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Georgia criticises Depardieu visit to breakaway region

    Georgia said Wednesday that French movie star and new Russian citizen Gerard Depardieu had broken local law by visiting the Moscow-backed breakaway region of Abkhazia.
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Depardieu accused of breaking Georgian law with Abkhazia trip

    TBILISI (Reuters) - French-born actor Gerard Depardieu broke the law in Georgia by visiting the country's breakaway Abkhazia region and meeting separatist leaders without warning national authorities, an official said on Wednesday. Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, deputy minister for reintegration in the Caucasus state bordering Russia, said the action was punishable but signaled he was unlikely to face ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "One can forget about any talk about Georgia's territorial integrity because, I believe, it is impossible to persuade South Ossetia and Abkhazia to agree with the logic that they can be forced back into the Georgian state," Russian Foreign...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: USA Today

  2. "This is not an agreement about the future of Abkhazia and the future of South Ossetia," Rice said, referring to the two flashpoint areas. "This is about getting Russian troops out."
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Washington Post

  3. "Georgia is a member of the United Nations, and South Ossetia and Abkhazia lie within its internationally recognized borders," Bush said, adding: "There's no room for debate on this matter."
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: President Bush Source: The Age

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