Global challenges

Abkhaz journalist Izida Chania discusses the adverse trend of Abkhazia's self-isolation and its detrimental consequences.
Looking at the celebrations in Tbilisi, Abkhaz society ponders the question of how the decision of the EU summit might affect Abkhazia.
In recent weeks Georgian and Abkhazian societies have been discussing information about a planned Russian naval base in Ochamchira.
The words of Abkhazian leader Aslan Bzhania about Russia's intention to build a new base for the Black Sea Fleet in Ochamchira are both an indirect recognition that Moscow has come to terms with the loss of Sevastopol as the main base of its naval forces in the Black Sea, and a new threat to Georgia.