Abkhazia: Russian MPs to Monitor Presidential Polls
Abkhazia presidential candidate Sergey Bagapsh said, on January 6, that Russian
MPs will monitor the presidential elections in the breakaway republic, which
are scheduled for January 12.
“The relationship with the Russian Federation is most important for Abkhazia,” news agency Itar-Tass quotes Sergey Bagapsh as saying.
“Today, thanks to the Russian Federation, we manage to maintain peace in Abkhazia,” Bagapsh said while meeting with representatives of the Abkhaz non-governmental organizations in Sokhumi.