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Do you think the UN resolution will help Georgian IDPs return to Abkhazia and South Ossetia?

Friday, September 11
“I want to believe this but the current situation proves the contrary. I do not think the resolution will have the power to change the tense situation in the breakaway regions.”
Diana, musician, 27

“Yes, I think it can. We cannot make Russia do anything by ourselves. We need the help of the international community. In my opinion, step by step the IDPs will be returned to their homes.”
Mzia, housewife, 56

“I think this is only a theoretical possibility. Russia doesn’t care about any resolutions at all.”
Dito, student, 20

“In my opinion returning the IDPs to their homes is impossible. No documents or resolutions or papers can make Russia compromise”.
Diana, economist, 29

“I don’t think this resolution will help our refugees return to Abkhazia or South Ossetia. We will be able to reintegrate these territories only if the Russian Government stops assisting them and reverses its plans for these areas.”
Niko, archaeologist, 48

“In my opinion it is very appreciative step. It means that the Western countries and the United States will never recognise Abkhazia and South Ossetia, but I don’t think it’s a prelude to our country reintegrating the de facto regions.”
Nino, student, 21

“To tell the truth I don’t think this resolution will help the refugees return, but it is very important. To my mind, Russia will not dare to repeat last August events in Georgia after the adoption of this resolution.”
Inga, painter, 31

“It is not a 100 percent guarantee, but it is still better than nothing. I am very happy that the international community knows who is wrong and who is right.”
Tatia, nurse, 34