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Georgia's breakaway territory of Abkhazia borders Russia and is just a few dozen kilometers from the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, which will host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in February. Abkhaz separatists fought Georgian government forces in 1992-93, after which the region declared independence. Russia recognized Abkhazia and another Georgian separatist region, South Ossetia, as independent states after the August 2008 Russia-Georgia War, but few other countries recognize them.