From: MSN NicknameEagle_wng (Original Message) Sent: 8/17/2006 11:21 PM Aug 17 2006 6:21PM Abkhazia reports attack on U.N. observers in Gali district
SUKHUMI. Aug 17 (Interfax) - Head of district police Laurence Kogonia has reported an armed attack on a U.N. military observer mission in the Gali district of the self-proclaimed republic of Abkhazia.
"Members of the U.N. observer mission were patrolling the security zone in Gali district in two special vehicles. Automatic fire was opened at their vehicles at 1:30 p.m. from a short distance in a wooded area along the road between the villages of Otobaya and Nabakevi. The attackers were aiming at the people in the vehicles," he told Interfax.
"Fortunately none of the observers was hurt, because the vehicles were armored," Kogonia said.
From: MSN NicknameEagle_wng (Original Message) Sent: 8/6/2006 12:30 AM Saakashvili can dare to military adventure 5.8.2006
"Kommersant" newspaper informed that in immediate proximity from the Russian borders a military conflict ripened. Citizens of the country would inevitably participate in it. The edition informed: "Yesterday in Abkhazia first volunteers from the Northern Caucasian republics of Russia appeared. Commanders of the volunteers declared that they had behind them thousand people from Adygeya, Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachaevo-Circassia who would come to protect Russia’s interests. After the operation in Kodori Gorge and announcement of returning the exiled Abkhazian government to Kodori the authorities of the not recognized republic and Georgia prepare for a war".
The volunteers’ leaders warned that they were ready to mobilize thousand fighters. They considered as their basic mission protection of the Russian citizens living in Abkhazia. They also ... >>full artcle...
From: MSN NicknameEagle_wng (Original Message) Sent: 8/6/2006 12:36 AM Lost in Abkhazia peacemaker’s funeral in Maykop (Adygeya) 5.8.2006
On August 4th, an officer of the Maykop motor-shooting brigade, the victim Maxim Basenko's funeral took place in Maykop on the town cemetery. He’d died in Abkhazia on a site of the highway Gagra-Gudauta two days earlier. The republican TV informed that. To say goodbye to the officer his relatives, friends, and colleagues came.
As IА REGNUM informed, on August 2nd on the entrance to Gudauta town an attempt of armed robbery of the bus of the CIS Peacemaking Collective forces in the Georgian-Abkhazian conflict zone was committed. The bus transported a large sum of money (salaries) from Sochi to Sukhumi staff of the peace-making forces. The bus and the accompanying car were overtaken by a car, and people in ... >>full artcle...
From: MSN NicknameEagle_wng (Original Message) Sent: 8/5/2006 12:54 AM
Abkhaz Sources Report of Casualties in Kodori Shootings
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 2006-08-04 16:06:37
According to the Defense Ministry of breakaway Abkhazia, at least 10 people died during clashes between Georgian government troops and rebel militia fighters in upper Kodori Gorge in the past two days, Interfax news agency reported.
“The recent shootout took place near the village of Azhara at about 6 pm [local time] on Thursday,” Sergey Pustovalov, the breakaway region’s Defense Ministry spokesman, said.
Meanwhile, Georgian media sources reported that Georgian law enforcement agents have found an abandoned militia camp in a forested area of upper Kodori Gorge, but no clashes were reported.
The Abkhaz news agency Apsnipress reported on August 4, quoting chief of staff of the Abkhaz armed force Anatoly Zaitsev, that the situation in lower Kodori ... >>full artcle...
From: MSN NicknameEagle_wng (Original Message) Sent: 8/5/2006 2:18 AM Information war between Georgia and Abkhazia proceeds 4.8.2006
As "Agency of National news" reported, as a result of a special action led by the Georgian armed formations, in Kodori Gorge almost 58 locals were lost. Michael Logua, the head of Gulribi administration area of Abkhazia (adjoining on a place of carrying out of special action), informed it on Friday.
As he said, the Georgian military men killed and forced inhabitants of villages Chhalta, Ajara, Omarisha, Stkaken and Ghentzvishi, burn their houses. The representative of Abkhazia informed that at present there are about 58 victims of the Georgians’ violence the Georgian among the peace population.
The Georgian party immediately reacted to those statements. In the message of the agency "Georgia-online" it was spoken that charges to the address of Georgia ... >>full artcle...
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