9 May 2021


We unite Abkhaz and Abaza around the world


03/07/2020 14:00 Short history course
The Tower of broken hearts: annual excavations of the Great Abkhaz Wall have been completed

A year has passed since the beginning of the archaeological project “Secrets of the Great Abkhaz Wall”. The excavation participant, volunteer Vasily Nikulin, shared his impressions of this work, talked about artifacts and asked experts about the significance of the finds.

15/03/2020 11:25 Personalities
 “To be an inextinguishable flame of the people”: on the birthday of writer Alexey Gogua

The WAC web information portal prepared an essay about the popularly beloved writer in Abkhazia, our contemporary Alexey Gogua on his birthday.

23/02/2020 10:05 Personalities
The power of word of Zurab Achba

Zurab Achba was born on February 23, 1950 in Sukhum - a prominent public and political figure in Abkhazia, a lawyer and human rights activist. Today he would have turned 70 years old.

29/01/2020 13:40 Personalities
Samson Chanba: father of Abkhaz dramaturgy

On January 29, 1918, the first Abkhaz performance took place, which laid the foundation for Abkhaz theatrical art. And the founder of the genre of Abkhaz drama is considered Samson Chanba, who gave the name to the Abkhaz Drama Theater.

25/01/2020 11:25 Personalities
Ismel Bidzhev: politician, builder and conqueror of peaks

For the anniversary of the well-known social and political activist of Karachay-Cherkessia Ismel Bidzhev, the WAC web info portal tells about the path, family, life values and unusual hobbies of this extraordinary person.

22/01/2020 13:30 Ethnography
Music is the folk treasure: how Abaza revive unique instruments and songs

Many members of the “Apkhyartsa” ensemble two years ago did not hold any musical instruments in their hands and did not know the notes - but meanwhile the newly created team almost immediately began to take prizes at festivals. The WAC correspondent found out how this was possible.

17/01/2020 09:00 Short history course
Tall guard of time: the story of the building of the Administration of Sukhum

The building of the Capital Administration was built in 1914: it turned 105 years old. Who built this house, which became the hallmark of Sukhum, how it changed, and what remained unchanged in it – all this is featured in the material of the WAC portal.

13/01/2020 11:30 Short history course
Newspaper “Abazashta”: the guardian of the language and the “chronicle” of the Abaza people

“Abazashta” is the only newspaper in the world to be published in the Abaza language. The first issue was published in July 1938. Since then, for 80 years, “Abazashta” writes about the life of Abaza in Russia and the world, their aspirations, difficulties and joys.

09/01/2020 12:25 Short history course
Holy place and architectural monument: Bedia temple in Abkhazia

The Bedia cathedral was built in 999 on a mountain plateau in the village of Agu-Bedia, Tkuarchal district of Abkhazia. This is an Orthodox church, known far beyond the borders of Abkhazia. In 2019, the Bedia temple marked the 1020th anniversary since its founding.

03/01/2020 12:20 Personalities
Livestock breeder and good manager: about Shugaib Khabatov

Colleagues and wards of Shugaib Khabatov, a talented breeder and manager, appreciated his caring attitude towards both people and animals. One of his main achievements was the breeding of a new fine-wool sheep breed, for which he received a high award - the Stalin Prize.

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