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Posted inCaucasus, Regions

Abkhazia Aims to Join the Russian Federation

22 October 2001 TBILISI, 19 October (Sarke)–The Abkhazian authorities reportedly intend to apply to Russia to accept Abkhazia as an associated member of the Russian Federation. Anri Jergenia, the de facto prime minister of the “republic,” stated that legal documentation was being prepared and that a “nation-wide” referendum on the issue would be held. Commenting […]