Category Archives: Abkhazia

On Conflict Resolution and Compromise.

I wrote this article for the blog of my friend Giorgi Tskhadaia, Op-ed columnist at Liberali, Georgia’s foremost liberal newspaper. The article basically deals with ways to solve the separatist conflicts in Georgia through a negotiated compromise. The article was not meant as a … Continue reading

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International law and the Russian “occupation” of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

In the aftermath of the 2008 August war and Russian recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states, Georgia has intensified its efforts to convince the world that these territories are being occupied by the Russian Federation. On the … Continue reading

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Abkhazia: between the hammer and the anvil.

Here follows my first blog post, a reply to a recent article by Brian Withmore over at In his article for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on the 30th of March, regular columnist Brian Withmore describes what he calls “Russia’s … Continue reading

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