Abkhazia

May 22, 2019 11:34

May 22, 2019 11:09

  • Abkhazia: presidential election postponed till late August

    During his talks with the opposition, President of Abkhazia Raul Khadjimba has agreed to postpone the presidential election. The voting will take place on August 25; and Aslan Bzhaniya, the leader of the opposition will be able to take part in the election.

May 21, 2019 17:12

  • Khadjimba accuses opposition of trying to seize power

    Under the pretext of their concern about Aslan Bzhaniya's participation in the election, supporters of the opposition are seeking an early resignation of the President of Abkhazia, Raul Khadjimba has stated today in response to protest actions in the republic.

May 21, 2019 10:54

May 19, 2019 13:32

  • New Athos is closed for tourists due to church conflict in Abkhazia

    The heads of the of New Athos (also known as Novy Afon) Monastery have accused an opponent church grouping of an attempt to seize the monastery and called on the authorities of Abkhazia to prevent believers' clashes. The decision to close one of the most popular tourist sites will seriously harm the industry, Anna Kalyagina, the head of the Abkhaz Tourism Union, has stated.

May 02, 2019 11:24

  • Chechnya says farewell to actor Dagun Omaev

    Dagun Omaev, a well-known Chechen actor died at the age of 77 after a long illness. The tezet (commemoration) was attended by hundreds of people. Residents of the republic called Omaev "the nation's pride."

May 01, 2019 14:13

  • Citizens of Georgia detained on Abkhazian border

    Abkhazian law enforcers have detained Zaza Shariya, a Georgian citizen, accusing him of illegally crossing the border, the Georgian State Security Service (SSS) has informed. Their counterparts from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Abkhazia have specified that Shariya was wanted on suspicion of committing robberies.

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