Abkhazia’s Diaspora: Dreaming of Home

  • Diaspora

Elizabeth Owen - EurasiaNet

High atop a mountain chain in western Turkey stands Mezit village, a hamlet founded in the 19th century by Abkhaz rebels on the run from Tsarist Russian troops. More than 130 years later, Mezit’s Abkhaz residents now have one goal -- to return to Abkhazia, where Russian troops are now a welcome presence.

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Dancing the fast Caucasian dance

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Cihan Çelik, ISTANBUL - Turkish Daily News

Turkey's policy toward Georgia, seen by Turkey as key to becoming an energy corridor to Caucasian and Central Asian energy resources, is fundamentally flawed because it is based on NATO and US policies and contradicts its own regional strategy, experts say. 

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