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ABRENE   District in northeastern Latvia between the wars;  ceded by the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic to the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic in 1944.

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ABKHAZIA   Or, Abhasia, Abhazia (nearer to the pronunciation). Region on the eastern shores of the Black Sea and the southern slopes of the Great Caucasus Mountains.   Sometimes it has been the northwestern region of greater Georgia, sometimes autonomous within Georgia, … Continue reading

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