Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced that his country now recognizes South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states. Venezuela became the third member of the United Nations after Russia and Nicaragua to support the independence of these countries. Will the process of the recognition continue? And how is life in Abkhazia one year after the 2008 war in the Caucasus? Well be talking about it with the President of Abkhazia, Sergey Bagapsh.