Whereas Abkhazia has recently come to a high level of prominence as a result of the 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict, little if any mention or understanding of this particular region of the world had previously been engaged in. …
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As a means of seeking to define and understand the dynamics of Abkhazia to a more complete degree, this brief analysis will be concentric upon discussing the history of Abkhazia, analyzing whether or not it has any claim to state, or a state within a state for that matter, as well as the particular situation that exists within Abkhazia within the present time. Like so many of the other ethnic groups within the region of the South Caucuses, the ethnic definition of the “state of Abkhazia” quite literally has a direct connotation to the land of the “Land of the Apsians”; the racial and ethnic identifier that the individuals who reside within the bounds of Abkhazia utilize to denote themselves as compared to the Ossetians to the east, Russians to the north and the Georgians and Armenians to the South (Harzl, 2011). Within such an ethnic interpretation of what defines Abkhazia, the reader can quickly come to understand how the conflict which played out in 2008 was ultimately fomented and furthered.
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2. Prof. indicated that the fact that "general principles of law recognized by civilized nations" are a source of international law rules does not mean that legal rules existing in a majority of national legal systems are binding on the minority.
Back then, In the Georgia was one of the most ethnically heterogeneous countries in the world owing to its geopolitical position between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. Due to this historical experience, one can comprehend the economic aspect to understand the conflict in many ways.
The breakthrough year was 2004, when Russia experienced the regime changes, usually refered to as the "color revolutions" in Georgia and Ukraine, when more pro-western governments have replaced the leaders of these countries. It were these particular events, together with Putins reelection, that started the change in rhetorics and practices of Russia's foreing policy and the cooperative mode of Western behavior towards Russia began changing to competitive or even confrontational positions.
wing to such conflict the Soviet Union is believed to have restrained the national and ethnic concerns and disparities of the people that further led to a suppression of their national identities. The causes of the conflict can be understood from political as well as ethnic
In February 1988, members of the National Council of Nagorno-Karabakh constituting Armenian deputies voted to unite the region with Armenia. Though there was no formal response from Armenia, the move provoked the Azerbaijanis to massacre 100
Or does Kosovo’s secession set a precedent justifying the subsequent secession of Abkhazia and South Ossetia? An interesting debate necessarily emerges and this debate is over whether or not there is such a thing as a “just secession”.1
The story is set in Abkhazia; where Fazil, his family and the white couple live as well as derive their livelihoods. Fazil is constantly under the temptation of eating pork, but refuses every time he is