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Georgia seeks closer ties with Abkhazia
Efforts to improve relations have been hampered by breakaway region's dependency on Russia.
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2012 20:55

Georgia's newly elected government says it wants to build closer ties with the country's lost territory - the breakaway republic of Abkhazia. 

But the Abkhazian government's political and economic dependence on Russia, which has soured relations with Georgia, has proven to be a major setback. 

Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Sukhumi, Abkhazia's capital. 

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