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Russia: Calling Abkhazia Via Russia

Eternal Remont reports that “as of November 16, Abkhazia will adopt Russian area codes for telephone service. This means than everyone trying to reach Uncle Bagrat in Gagra will have to call Russia and not Georgia.”

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  • “This means than everyone trying to reach Uncle Bagrat in Gagra will have to call Russia and not Georgia.”

    That’s a pretty provocative way to put it. You’ll not be calling Russia, you’ll just be dialling Russia’s prefix.

    It’s the same prefix you dial when calling Kazakhstan, by the way.

    By your logic you’re calling the US when you call Canada. Canada uses the US calling code.

  • ivaka zant

    For example: I’m from Kazakhstan, my phone number is +7 723 25x xx xx.

  • ivaka zan

    Calling Canada via US
    Calling Russia via Kazakhstan
    Calling Apsny via Kazakhstan

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