Beyond easy labels of “Soviet theme park” or ” puppet state” given by international press , the breakaway state of Transnistria ( aka Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic ) could be a glimpse into the not so far future of crimea …
On the shore of a glassy sea , Sokhoumi, the capital of the unrecognized country of Abkhazia dreams .
Famous throughout the twentieth century and the former Soviet Union times the black sea’s balniaire station which was once hardly hit during the Georgian–Abkhazian conflict ( 1990s ) takes a bet on russian tourism to recover its old glory, but some wounds are long to heal …
Since the Abkhaz–Georgian conflict (1989–present) the old bridge over the enguri River is de Facto the DMZ between Georgia and the breakaway state of Abkazhia.
We love Abkhazia – Roadsign on the way to lake Ritsa // Abkhazia
Inside the Abkhazia Parliament Building ( @ Sukhumi ) burned during the Georgia Abkhazia conflict (1992-1993).
27 September,1993 an operation to take over the government building of the Republic of Abkhazia was launched in the center of Sukhumi by Kabardian volunteers.