Ukraine’s catching example: Abkhasia in riot, Russia alarmed

After a storm the Abkhasian leader fled away; opposition activists have announced their intention to came into power.

On May, 27 opposition started a rally: protesters demanded the resignation of the government and delegation of some presidential powers to the parliament. About 10,000 participants asked president Alexander Ankvab to appear before them. After his refusal the people switched to clamors for his dismissal.

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The protesters accuse their president of wasting public money, most of which is given by Russia.

Occupied by Russia, Abkhasia, once a Georgian region, declared independence in 2008. Most Abkhasians were granted the Russian citizenship. Only Russia, Venezuela and Nauru recognized its independence.

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