Title Georgia: Is a USSR passport issued in 1987 still considered a valid identity document in Georgia, Abkhazia and Russia? If not, what identity documents have replaced this for a Georgian living in Abkhazia and what year was this introduced? If a person's USSR passport states they are ethnically Georgian and born in Georgia but has been registered to an Abkhazian address since it was issued, would this cause them any problems if they tried to cross into Georgian territory (i.e. simply because they are a Georgian living in Abkhazia)?
Publisher Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre
Publication Date 6 May 2010
Country Georgia
Topics Abkhazians | Freedom of movement | Passports
Citation / Document Symbol Q12061
Cite as Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre, Georgia: Is a USSR passport issued in 1987 still considered a valid identity document in Georgia, Abkhazia and Russia? If not, what identity documents have replaced this for a Georgian living in Abkhazia and what year was this introduced? If a person's USSR passport states they are ethnically Georgian and born in Georgia but has been registered to an Abkhazian address since it was issued, would this cause them any problems if they tried to cross into Georgian territory (i.e. simply because they are a Georgian living in Abkhazia)?, 6 May 2010, Q12061, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4bf0ef2a2.html [accessed 17 April 2014]
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