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'Mashuk-2016' opens in Pyatigorsk

The 7th North Caucasian Youth Forum 'Mashuk' started in Pyatigorsk today. According to the organizing committee, 2450 people are expected to participate in the forum this year. "The majority of participants will arrive …

Referendum in Abkhazia rejected

A turnout on the referendum in Abkhazia, according to the results on 18:00, was less than 1% (0.99%), the head of the Central Election Commission of the Republic, Batal Tabagua, said. …

Abkhazia holds referendum on snap presidential election

A referendum on the early presidential election is held in Abkhazia. The voters will be asked to answer one question - "Do you think it is necessary to hold snap presidential election in the Republic of Abkhazia?", TASS reports. …

Abkhaz Cultural Institute opens in Italy

Italy hosted opening ceremony of the Abkhaz Cultural Institute. The Institute will be named after the founder of Abkhaz literature Dmitry Gulia. The event was attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps of Russia …

 Abkhazia plans to become FIFA member

Abkhazia intends to submit an application to join the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), the Abkhaz Prime Minister Artur Mikvabia said. "Abkhazia's Football Federation has asked whether …

Georgia loses 15% of population

According to the national census of 2014, results of which were published today by the Georgian media, more than 3 million 713 thousand people are living in Georgia, which is 15% less in comparison with the results of the 2002 …

 Russian soldiers carry out exercises in Abkhazia

Russian soldiers, in the framework of battalion tactical exercises, held shooting exercises at a landfill in Abkhazia, the press service of the Southern Military District reported. "During the exercise, soldiers worked out matters …

 Russian tourists interested in South Caucasus

Tour operators and independent travel planning systems recorded a sharp increase in interest among Russian tourists in the republics of the South Caucasus. According to them, the number of those wishing to spent vacation in Azerbaijan, Armenia …