Abkhazia: Is Chinese Investment A Panacea Or A Pipe Dream?

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Abkhazia: Is Chinese Investment A Panacea Or A Pipe Dream?
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Spend enough time at Brehalovka, an iconic coffee house and hotbed of political gossip on Sukhumi’s seaside promenade, and you are bound to hear whispers of Chinese interest in investing in the separatist territory of Abkhazia. Russia remains Abkhazia’s political overlord, but many locals are hoping China will become a major economic player.

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