EXTRA-LEGAL ENTITIES - TRANSCAUCASIA
ABKHAZIA

fought war of independence from Georgia 1992-93 and 2008. Recognised by Russia and few others.

CHECHNYA

From 1991 failed in successive violent bids to become independent of Russia.

SOUTH OSSETIA

Declared independence from Georgia 1991 and retains control with Russian support.

ABKHAZIA
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CHECHNYA
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SOUTH OSSETIA