Giorgio Comai | 8 October 2021

Italian maritime republics such as Venice and Genoa were very active in the Black Sea between the 13th and 15th century. Their presence in Abkhazia and their involvement in the slave trade from the Western Caucasus are the main subjects of a recently published book

The role of external actors in the South Caucasus

The presentation by Giorgio Comai, researcher at OBC Transeuropa, at the 3rd Oxford Conference on contemporary South Caucasus issues, jointly organised by LINKS (DAR) and the University of Oxford

Abkhazia: Sukhumi, Victory Day

Victory Day (9 May) is still celebrated in most of the countries belonging to the former Soviet Union, commemorating the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the USSR at the end of Second World War.

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