Abkhazia: Russia denies sending Troops to Abkhazia
In an information note issued on October 16, spokesman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Alexander Yakovenko said that there was no need to send troops to Abkhazia. “The elections in Abkhazia do not pose any threat to Russia,” he said.
Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry also denied reports regarding
sending Russian troops to Abkhazia. Spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry
Vyacheslav Sedov said that there are only those Russian servicemen in Abkhazia
who are the part of the peacekeeping troops, stationed in the region under the
auspices of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Source: Civil Georgia