Waiting for the New Year: festive atmosphere in Abkhazia

Despite the lack of snow this winter, cities and regions in Abkhazia are working to create a festive atmosphere for the New Year. In the capital, parks and squares are adorned with illumination, Christmas trees are displayed in shop windows, and the main Christmas tree on Freedom Square in Sukhum is illuminated with hundreds of lights. All preparations are complete for welcoming 2023.

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Photos | The capture of Sukhum: the main battles for the liberation of the capital

Georgian-Abkhaz Conflict

On 27 September 1993, Abkhazian troops reached the centre of Sukhum; by 15:30 the flag of the Republic of Abkhazia fluttered over the building of the Council of Ministers — the capital of Abkhazia was liberated.

The operation of the Abkhazian army to liberate the city of Sukhum began on 16 September 1993; already on the 27th the capital of Abkhazia was liberated from the Georgian invaders.

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