Nina and her daughter (in the background) are fishing for subsistence frog fishes. Nina used to work in a fish can factory which was destroyed in the recent Georgian- Abkhaz war for independence. Her pension is less that 50 euro. Ochamchira,Black sea, Abkhazia

Once the jewel of the Soviet resorts, Abkhazia was ravaged by the ‘92-93 separatist war against Georgia. Today it became a cheap destination for Russian tourists, as is estimated that almost half of a million Russian are coming in yearly.

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