Caucasus. Abkhazia. State-client-patron relations: the case of land ownership in Russia-Abkhaz relations

I“de facto” DEPENDENT [1] since 1993 and an open conflict in Georgia, the Republic of Abkhazia, located on the east coast of the Black Sea, has been supported by Russia since the early 2000s. First UN member state to recognize Abkhazia on August 26, 2008, feeding the Abkhazian budget to more than 70% and holding … Read more