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 (so͝ok′ə-mē, so͝oKH′-)


(Russian suˈxumi)
(Placename) a port and resort in W Georgia, on the Black Sea: site of an ancient Greek colony. Pop: 134 000 (2005 est)


(sʊˈku mi, ˈsu kə-)

the capital of Abkhazia, in the NW Georgian Republic, on the Black Sea. 122,000.
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Attacked then abandoned during the civil war, the former Council of Ministers building stands as a monument to Abkhaz de facto independence in Sukhumi.
She voiced concern over the continued refusal by the Russian Federation and participants from Tskhinvali and Sukhumi to engage on the topic of refugees and displaced persons in the Geneva negotiations.
Georgians remember well Battalion named Baghramyan, Armenian separatist unit that distinguished itself by the most terrible atrocities against the Georgian civilian population, especially in Sukhumi. Moreover, Armenian gangsters are proud of the murders of Georgians in Abkhazia.
Sukhumi, SANA- President of Abkhazia Raul Khajimba said economic cooperation with Syria will be among the priorities of bilateral relations between the two countries.
The 37-year old designer, who divides his time between Paris and Zurich, was born in Sukhumi, in the Abkhazia region of the then-Soviet Republic of Georgia.
One of those was Mikhail Tomara (1868-1936?), ex-mayor of Sukhumi, bank officer and financial administrator at large.
I told him about the tapes, and we struck up a friendship that resulted in my being taken along on the team's 1988 tour of Moscow, Vilnius, Tbilisi, and Sukhumi. In that time, I met the chief basketball writer for Sovetskii sport, Vladimir Titorenko, and we also became good friends.
29, 2015, Abkhazian President Raul Khajimba met with Russian Deputy President Vladislav Surkov in Sukhumi to talk about sanctions to be put into place against Turkey, both politically and economically, in Abkhazia.
The offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Abkhazian capital Sukhumi (above) look like offices anywhere else in the world.
As Zakareishvili stated at the news conference, he would talk about particular steps with regard to Sukhumi and Tskhinvali no
NNA - AN-NAHAR: Fears of bombings and national solidarity to shun Tripoli new strife Waste file to be approved today and technical extension for "Sukleen" and "Sukhumi" ASSAFIR: Security reports warn of targeting Army Lebanon faces strife by embracing Jabal Mohsen AL-MUSTAQBAL: Mashnouk asks to be ready to "new stage" with terrorists AL-AKHBAR: Return of explosions: Dozens of suicide bombers THE DAILYSTAR: Solidarity in Lebanon after brutal attack Rival Lebanese leaders teamed up Sunday in a show of solidarity to foil plans to incite sectarian strife by the two suicide bombers who struck in Tripoli, killing at least nine people, in the most serious breach of a government security plan that restored law and order to the violence-ravaged northern city.
It is expected that along with the four abovementioned ships the drills will involve Turkeyas frigate Oruc Reis, Romaniaas frigate Regele Ferdinand and Georgiaas patrol boat Sukhumi,a the source added.