In Russia believe that Abkhazia needed the growth of its own revenues

© Sputnik / Thomas Thatukraine Russia and Abkhazia. Archival photoIn Russia believe that Abkhazia needed the growth of its own revenues© Sputnik / Thomas Thick

Russia believes that the ratio of aid from the Russian budget and own revenues of Abkhazia should change in favor of the latter, said Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus Igor Koshin.

«The indicators that exist today to fill the budget (Abkhazia), when a component of the Russian aid is still significant, proportion should change. Abkhazia should continue… Already have the growth, we did it for 10 years, about 5-6 times (growth of incomes of the budget of Abkhazia) For 10 years, the growth already significant, but should be even more,» said Koshin at a press conference on the Ninth of the Abkhazian-Russian business forum.

Moscow August 26, 2008 recognized the sovereignty of Abkhazia and South Ossetia after Georgia on the night of August 8, fired from rocket launchers «Grad» of South Ossetia. Russian leaders have repeatedly stated that the recognition of the independence of two former Georgian autonomies reflects current realities and not subject to revision. Subsequently, Abkhazia and South Ossetia was recognized by Nicaragua, Venezuela, Nauru, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, and may 29, 2018 on the recognition of independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia announced Syria.