Day of sorrow for the victims of the Caucasian War
On the day of the 155th anniversary of the forced eviction of the mountain peoples of the Caucasus, representatives of the WAC laid flowers at the monument to the victims of the Caucasian war in Sukhum and distributed commemorative “Ashamaka” ribbons in Abkhazia and Turkey.
The “Ashamaka” action will be held in the towns of Abkhazia and among the representatives of the Abkhaz Diaspora in Turkey.
Thousands of people came yesterday to commemorate those who fell victim to the Caucasian War and forced resettlement. Mourning events were held in Sukhum, Gagra, Gudauta, as well as in Turkey - in the Black Sea town of Kefken. During the rally in the Abkhaz capital, a video bridge was held between Abkhazia and Turkey.
May 21 is the day of the end of the Caucasian War. In Abkhazia and in a number of republics of the North Caucasus mourning rallies are held to commemorate the victims of war and forced resettlement.