WHAT STANDS ON THE WAY OF ABKHAZIA’S DEVELOPMENT?
Of course, in the last ten years more people started living better. Many vehicles appeared along the roads but we stand breathtaking prices at the market, though with a scratch.Young ladies dress foppishly in fashionable garb, and even in winter restaurants are not empty at all, new hotels are under construction and night illumination of the quay made with taste.
Today yet even the capital yawns with ruins, I do not say about other towns and regions, and after all since the war had ended 18 years passed - a whole age! For comparison: in Upland Karabakh after the war everything has been built up within three years, and marble paths laid to some schools. The point is not only in the aid of Armenian Diaspora. They didn't have an institution "is occupied". It does not exist anywhere in the world, this is our disgraceful know-how.
Nowhere in the world you will find fighters who consider that having won victory they have got a right to grasp sites and houses in their own country.
On a state level we speak a lot about the engagement of foreign investments, but very often investors face this "is occupied", and their projects fly down the pan. Not later than one of these days I have been told a story: a Russian investor wanted to build up a restaurant in the Sukhum Mountain and to put the park close to it in order. Someone came to him and demanded a compensation of 3 million dollars. Naturally he left saying swear words.
The appetites of homebred "owners" are not so striking as the weakness of the government - half of the countries lies in ruins, but the state is not able to win it from its own citizens..
What surprises else that these people don't realize what a loss they cause for the country with similar requirements of compensation. It turns out, that they were fighting for the country eternally lay in ruins?
Among the fighters there are many decent people who fought for the Motherland but not for their own pockets. It would be remarkable, if they protested against such practice and in this way gave carte blanche to the state in putting in order in the country.
Despite all of flaws, Abkhazia becomes more and more attractive not only for near abroad but the citizens of faraway countries too. A Swiss writer wants to come for a year to write a fantastic novel in which the act occurs in Abkhazia. A Spanish journalist plans to spend here a year to work at her travel records because Abkhazia reminds her the south of Europe of 30 years before.
Indeed those who demand a compensation, do not want Abkhazia to become fascinating, successful and attractive not only with the luxury of subtropical nature, but also by fostered towns and villages?