13 December 2019



05/12/2019 17:30 Personalities
“I read Belyaev’s science-fiction enthusiastically, even became a surgeon”: doctor Zaudin Khunov turns 80

December 5 marks 80 anniversary of Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation Zaudin Dagazovich Khunov. The WAC web information portal has prepared an essay on his professional path, life and multifaceted activities.

28/11/2019 13:00 Personalities
Valery Bagatelia: the broken music of life

This year, the musician, author of publicly favorite songs, Hero of Abkhazia Valery Bagatelia would have turned 60 years old.

19/11/2019 16:40 Personalities
Nelly Tarba: first Abkhaz poetess and happy woman

November 20 would mark the 85th anniversary of the first Abkhaz poetess Nelly Tarba.

16/11/2019 19:50 Personalities
“Not slowing down and not looking back”: Marina Bartsyts celebrates her anniversary

The well-known Abkhaz ethnologist, veteran of the Patriotic War of the people of Abkhazia, a member of the Supreme Council of the World Abaza Congress, Marina Bartsyts, turns 55.

11/11/2019 13:15 Personalities
Professor Hewitt: how love for mysterious languages ​​brought an Englishman to Abkhazia

George Hewitt, an outstanding linguist and Caucasian scholar of London University, came to Abkhazia due to his interest in complex languages ​​- but he found his fate there, friends, colleagues and a second home.

27/10/2019 15:05 Ethnography Longread
Abkhaz language in ten questions and answers

Abkhaz language belongs to the West Caucasian (Abkhaz-Adyg) group of the Caucasian language family. The closest to it is the Abaza language and they are related to the Adyg, Kabardino-Circassian languages, as well as the now extinct Ubykh. The Abkhaz language is one of the oldest and archaic languages of the world, which has survived to this day. The alphabet of the Abkhaz language consists of 64 letters: 56 consonants, 6 vowels, as well as two signs - a soft sign and a labialization sign.

25/10/2019 11:12 Personalities
"Wielding a skillful pen": the first Abaza writer Adil-Girey Keshev

Creative heritage of the writer and public figure Adil-Girey Keshev played a significant role in the spiritual life of the Abaza people, taking an honorable place at the top of the educational literature of the North Caucasus.

20/10/2019 14:05 Personalities
Enver Kapba: “You are a man, but an Abkhaz”

On October 20, the well-known Abkhaz public figure Enver Erastovich Kapba would have turned 83 years old.

15/10/2019 11:50 Personalities
Khukhut Bgazhba: son of a national hero and servant to science

This year marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of a prominent linguist, literary critic, founder of the Abkhaz literary criticism, laureate of the Gulia State Prize, doctor of philological sciences Khukhut Bgazhba.

10/10/2019 11:00 Personalities
Mikhail Trapsh: a classic of archeology

Mikhail Trapsh, the famous scientist and classic of Abkhaz archeology, who left an invaluable legacy not only to the historians of Abkhazia, but also to all Caucasian historians was born on October 10, more than a century ago. The WAC web information portal publishes an essay about him by this date.

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