Expert: any president of Abkhazia is convenient for Russia
According to the head of Black Sea-Caspian center of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies Eduard Popov, Russia will be able to work with any Abkhaz leader, whom the citizens of the country will choose. As the "GHN" reported, this opinion expert expressed in an interview to "Rosbalt". In the first link of the Abkhaz politicians no , Popov stressed that there is no anti-Russian politician in Abkhazian political environment.
"Sergei Shamba and Ankvab have roughly equal chances to win the election, although at the moment Ankvab is regarded to have more chances. But Shamba is also a strong politician" - said Popov.
All three candidates, according to experts, are convenient for Russia.
He added that recently Georgian politic leans towards flexible relations with Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
"For example, a Georgian expert Paata Zakareishvili speaks with cautious sympathy to Alexander Ankvab. From his point of view this politician is more interesting for Georgia. Zakareishvili reasons if Stanislav Lakoba from Ankvab's team would become Vice President" - Popov said.
Recall, the presidential elections in Abkhazia are scheduled for August 26.