22 March 2023


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19/01/2023 13:20 1639
From Mgudzyrkhua to Addis Ababa: the story of Soviet diplomat Grigory Shulumba

A boy from an ordinary Abkhazian family dreamed of studying, and then was in different countries, found a wife in Central Asia and took her to Ethiopia. Diplomat Grigory Shulumba did not like to talk about work and life, but we remember and know about him.

15/03/2022 11:25 33038
 “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.

11/03/2022 09:30 23515
“Is it simple: to burn every day since dawn for everyone?”: in memory of Taif Adzhba

On March 11, 1939, one of the favorite poets in Abkhazia, Taif Adzhba, was born. On October 9, 1992, he and few other Abkhazians were taken away in an unknown direction by Georgian guards. The memory of him among the people is alive, just as his sincere lines are alive and eternally new.

23/02/2020 10:05 29859
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.

29/01/2020 13:40 28347
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 27610
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.

03/01/2020 12:20 26962
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.

27/12/2019 12:30 41342
Ubykh who spoke Ubykh language: Tevfik Esench - the last native speaker

Tevfik Esench was the last person who knew the Ubykh language.  On the eve of the 115th anniversary of his birth, the WAC web information portal visited Esench’s house in the Ubykh village of Haci Osman in Turkey.

26/12/2019 15:10 News 28935
The artist of the year was chosen in Abkhazia: the award recipient is Sabina Kvarcheliya

The annual award “Best Artist of the Year” was held in Abkhazia.

25/12/2019 13:50 22613
Nikolay Marr: author of the “crazy” theory in linguistics and an Abkhaz scholar

The works of the Caucasian scholar and linguist Nikolay Marr cause mixed opinions in the scientific community, as does the personality of Marr, but, undoubtedly, he was a bright scholar who left a mark in Abkhaz studies. December 25 is his birthday.

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