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Large-Scale Military Trainings in the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation

Motorised infantry and tank units of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation began large-scale tactical military trainings. Apart of the territory of Russia trainings will occur in Armenia, occupied regions of Georgia (Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali Region), the annexed Crimea.

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Abkhazia: the 7th Military Base Received New Equipment

The 7th Russian military base in Abkhazia received 10 latest armoured vehicles „Tigr“ manufactured by  „GAS“. Each vehicle weighs - 6.5 t, with maximum speed - 120 km / h.

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Abkhazia: the Moscow City Hall Handed over Books to Compatriots and Border Guards

In „Moscow House“, Sokhumi, under the Moscow government initiative, manuals and methodical literature of Russian language, culture and history were handed over to the representatives of Russian community in Abkhazia and the Russian Federal Security Service Border Division.

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Kulakhmetov Held a Reception at the „Embassy“

On February 9, 2019, the Russian Federation „embassy“ in the Tskhinvali Region, held a reception on the occasion of the Russian Diplomatic Service Day (February 10).

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Russian Servicemen Died in Abkhazia

On February 9, 2019, in Abkhazia, near the village Primorsk, Gudauta district, the Russian military base servicemen died in a car accident.

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Interview of the Russian „Ambassador“ to Abkhazia: Key Topics

On February 8, 2019, Russian „ambassador“ to Abkhazia Aleksey Dvinianin  held a press conference at Sputnik news agency. Among the significant issues Dvinianin spoke on the following:

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Abkhazia: Airmobile Group Exercises

Motorized infantry unit under airmobile group composition of the 7th Russian military base in Abkhazia worked out their actions for the first time. The units carried out reconnaissance activities in the mountainous areas, based on information received from UAVs.

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Abkhazia: Russian Servicemen Practice in Mapping

Topographic service specialists of the Southern Military District created model-maps of the local area under field conditions at Tselebda polygon in Abkhazian highlands. During the training, the specialists worked out deployment of modern portable digital topographic system (ПЦТС) and camouflaged its positions.

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Abkhazia: Law Enforcement Agencies Agreed on Collaboration Plan for 2019-2020

On February 8, 2019, in Moscow, Muhamed Kilba, de facto Secretary of the Security Council of Abkhazia, and his Russian counterpart Nikolay Patrushev signed Security Councils’ collaboration plan for 2019-2020.

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Abkhazia Honours Memory of Russian Diplomat

On February 8, 2019, memory of Dmitry and Olga Vishernev was honoured at the „embassy“ of the Russian Federation in Abkhazia. Abkhaz Foreign Minister Daur Kove also attended the event.

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Agreement on Medical Insurance will be Financed in 2019

On February 7, 2019, in Moscow, Russian Deputy Minister of Health Dmitry Kostenikov and de facto Minister of Health of the Tskhinvali Region Giorgi Totchiev signed a protocol on financing medical insurance agreement between the Tskhinvali Region and the Russian Federation.

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Abkhazia: Russian Servicemen Exercised with „Стрелец“

Recruits of the motorized infantry units of the 7th Russian military base in Abkhazia, destroyed the „enemy’s“ hidden firing points. Servicemen detected hidden firing points using reconnaissance, management and communication portable complexes – „Стрелец“.

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UAVs were Used during the Military Exercises in Abkhazia

As a part of tactical exercises in mountainous and coastal areas in Abkhazia, Russian servicemen with UAVs carried out aerial monitoring and control of the movement of troops participating in the exercises and transmitted information to the management in real time.

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„Rosneft“ Filling Stations in Tskhinvali

Russian energy company „Rosneft“ started filling station construction in Tskhinvali. Construction of two filling stations is planned in Tskhinvali as per agreement reached in 2017 between Anatoly Bibilov, de facto President of the Tskhinvali Region and Igor Sechin, „Rosneft“ Executive Director. 

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The Collective Security Treaty Organisation is Concerned over the Strengthening of the West in the Caucasus

According to Anatoly Sidorov, the Chief of Joined Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, strengthening US and NATO influence in the Caucasus creates preconditions for escalating tensions around Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali Region.

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