Tele2 Russia suspends roaming services in Abkhasia

Mobile operator Tele2 Russia said it plans to suspend its roaming services in Abkhasia. tele2 abkhasia

The services will be stopped for both retail and corporate subscribers of the operator there from 15 July.


What happened to Abkhazia?
On 14 August 1992, Georgian police and National Guard units were dispatched to restore government control over Abkhazia. … On 18 August 1992, the separatist government fled from Sukhumi to Gudauta. Georgian government forces subsequently captured large parts of Abkhazia.


Russia recognised the independence of Abkhazia on 26 August 2008. This was followed by the annulment of the 1994 ceasefire agreement and the termination of UN and OSCE monitoring missions. On 28 August 2008, the Parliament of Georgia passed a resolution declaring Abkhazia a Russian-occupied territory.

Is it safe to travel to Abkhazia?
Abkhazia is a very safe place for solo travel. It’s a great advantage if you can communicate in Russian, as foreign tourism seems to be non-existant as for now. Almost 100% of visitors are Russians. Russian language is de facto the lingua franca and the only language that is understood by all inhabitants.


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Too much hassle buying a Russia sim card on arrival?

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