Russia to Boost Abkhazia Ties

Russia to Boost  Abkhazia TiesRussia to Boost  Abkhazia Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leader of Georgia’s breakaway region of Abkhazia will sign a strategic partnership agreement on Monday, the Kremlin said. Abkhazia relies on financial and political support from Moscow since Russia recognized it as independent along with South Ossetia following a five-day war with Tbilisi in 2008.