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Russian Troops Entering Abkhazia’s Gali Region

TBILISI (RFE/RL) — Russian troops have been entering Abkhazia’s Gali region since April 7, RFE/RL’s Georgia Service reports. Government sources in Georgia’s Zugdidi region told RFE/RL that additional Russian troops moved to the breakaway republic of Abkhazia’s Gali region on April 7, which borders Georgia proper. Abkhaz presidential spokesman Ruslan Kishmaria confirmed the information to

Parliament Opposition Set to Attend Karabakh Discussion

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–The opposition Heritage party has accepted President Serzh Sarkisian’s invitation to attend a consultation focusing on the Karabakh issue, the party’s board chairperson Anahit Bakhshian said on Wednesday. Earlier this week, presidential spokesman Samvel Farmanian explained that in his %u218state of the nation’ address in early October, President Sarkisian announced that he would initiate