Abkhazian separatists put Georgian prisoners on show

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The Independent Online
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Prisoners of war are crammed into cells in the town of Gudauta. The bloody civil war has been dragging on for a year now, but in the last week Georgia's President, Eduard Shevardnadze, and Boris Pastukhov, a Russian envoy, have approved a draft ceasefire agreement. Relations between the two countries were strained by Georgian allegations that Moscow was providing support for the secessionists.

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