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  • ‘President’ of Abkhazia resigns after meeting with Putin’s aide Surkov

    Raul Khajimba, the so-called “President” of Russia-occupied Abkhazia, a part of Georgia, has handed in his resignation.

    “Yes, I’ve resigned,” Khajimba told Interfax on the evening of Sunday, January 12. He did not specify, however, whether he would be running in the snap “elections”.

    The so-called “president” made his statement in the wake of mass protests and visits by senior Kremlin envoys to Sokhumi.

    On January 12, Russian Presidential Aide Vladislav Surkov visited the capital of Abkhazia. …