Half a million Russian tourists have already arrived in Abkhazia, and the new outbreak of coronavirus infections is less frightening to many than the threat of missing the tourist season
Why they decided that Abkhaz children should only study in Abkhaz schools, why it won't help the development of the Abkhaz language, and what should actually be done to preserve the language
A review of what happened in the South Caucasus in the week of August 17-22, 2020 - war, pandemic, and election, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia
Doctors in Abkhazia ask for help – an outbreak of coronavirus infections has begun after the border with Russia was opened and about half a million tourists entered
The Abkhaz PM said he considers Georgians in Abkhazia to be its citizens
The number of conscripts has decreased due to the postponement of the date of recruitment and the enrollment of applicants to university without exams
Akhra Avidzba, a well-known presidential aide in Abkhazia, was not allowed to leave Russia because of his debts. In response, he simply rammed through the barriers at the border with his car.
A review of what happened in the South Caucasus in the week of August 3-8, 2020 - five-day August War anniversary, abating pandemic. Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia
Since the border was closed, fewer drugs have entered. But drug dealers are now looking for new ways to smuggle
Abkhaz prime minister accused doctors of being "alarmists"
From the evening of August 1, Abkhazia opened entry and exit to Russia without any restrictions, even a certificate of absence of coronavirus is not required
Abkhaz MP tests positive for coronavirus, other MPs undergoing testing
The very low level of knowledge of those entering the university in Abkhazia caused an unusual decision to be made against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic - everyone who applied was admitted.
In a fight, policemen in the Gagra district of Abkhazia beat their superior officer and the deputy minister of internal affairs, causing an investigation and a wave of memes
The coronavirus pandemic has led Abkhazia to an economic crisis. But this could spur reforms that will reduce dependence on Russian funding
"We hope tourists will come" - residents of Abkhazia awaiting end of quarantine, opportunity to earn. Video
Russian tourists are the main source of income for residents of Abkhazia. But the border is closed, and the tourist season is in danger of final failure
There are calls in Russia for unrecognized and partially recognized republics of the former USSR to join the Russian Federation
The Abkhaz authorities' decision not to let Russian tourists in until July 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic will bring many to the brink of survival