About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:25 - 31 Oct.'14
 
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Three Candidates Run in Abkhaz Elections
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 18 Jul.'11 / 16:46

Three candidates will be running in early presidential election in breakaway Abkhazia scheduled for August 26.

Deadline for nominating candidates expired on July 17.

Acting president of the breakaway region Alexander Ankvab; prime minister Sergey Shamba and former vice-president Raul Khajimba will be contesting for becoming the third leader of Abkhazia after the region’s second de facto president Sergey Bagapsh died in late May.

The three candidates have also named their vice-presidential running mates.

Raul Khajimba, whose candidacy is backed by the opposition party, Forum of People’s Unity of Abkhazia, has nominated Svetlana Jergenia, a wife late Vladislav Ardzinba, who led Abkhazia from 1994 to 2005, as a vice presidential candidate.

Sergey Shamba’s running mate for vice presidency is deputy head of state committee for youth affairs and sports Shamil Adzinba.

Alexander Ankvab named head of the Gulripshi district administration Mikhail Logua as his running mate.

Latest News
31 Oct.'14 17:25
GD Accepts Presidentís Proposal to Set Tight Deadlines for Adopting Key Part of Surveillance Regulation
It means that there will be no vote in the Parliament to override the presidential veto.
31 Oct.'14 15:09
Georgian, German Defense Ministers Meet in Berlin
“Georgian-German military cooperation is being intensified,” Alasania said.
31 Oct.'14 12:36
President Vetoes Delaying Adoption of Key Part of Surveillance Regulation
President Margvelashvili used his veto powers for the first time on October 31.
30 Oct.'14 21:57
Parliament Delays Adoption of Key Part of Surveillance Regulation
Parliament extended deadline for adopting the bill till February 28, 2015.
30 Oct.'14 18:46
Court Orders Pre-Trial Detention of Arrested MoD Officials
U.S. ambassador said: “We have full confidence in Minister Alasania.”
30 Oct.'14 16:47
September GDP Growth 4.1% - Preliminary Data
Economy grew 5.9% y/y in the first nine months of this year, according to Geostat.
30 Oct.'14 15:06
PM Backs Interior Ministry in Debate on Surveillance Bill
PM spoke strongly against of depriving Interior Ministry of its direct access to telecoms’ servers.
30 Oct.'14 00:21
Georgia Moves to Second Phase of EU Visa Liberalization Process
“This is a significant achievement,” EU’s outgoing commissioner for home affairs said.
29 Oct.'14 22:57
Arrest of MoD Officials Fuels Speculation on GD Infighting
One former and four serving officials from the MoD and general staff deny misspending charges.
29 Oct.'14 16:24
PM Comments on UNMís Planned Protest Rally
Garibashvili said he does “not want to comment on a protest rally announced by traitors.”

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
61