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Mingrelian Georgian women sell fresh hazelnuts on market day in the town of Gali. Tighter border controls imposed by Russian and Abkhazian forces aimed at stemming the flow of people and money into Georgia mean that the hazelnut farmers are now forced to sell their produce to Abkhazian buyers at the market in Gali. After acquiring the nuts at a very low price the Abkhaz buyers then take their haul to the border with Russia where they can sell them on at a much higher price.