01.10.2012 00:00 International Day of Missing Persons
30 August is marked as an International Day of Missing Persons. For the commemoration of this date on the Makhadzhirs Quay an opening of the small fountain took place. The author is the sculptor Arkhip Labakhua. After the opening of a symbolic monument at the quay there was held an exhibition of the pictures of missing people in the Central Exhibition Hall. Events for this day have been prepared with the participation of ICRC, the movement of "Mothers for Peace and Social Justice" and other public organizations of Abkhazia.
04.04.2012 00:00 Elections of the Speaker of the Parliament of Abkhazia
Today, at the first meeting of the National Assembly of the Parliament of Abkhazia of the fifth convocation a Speaker has been elected. It is Bganba Valery, a former MP of the last convocation. 21 deputies from 33 supported him. The opponent of Bganba, the leader of the opposition party FPU Raul Khajimba scored 11 votes.
31.03.2012 00:00 Cinema Mania
Before the war several cinema theatres worked in Sukhum. Today there is no place in which one can see wide screen movies all over Abkhazia.Though there are four cinema clubs in which people of different age see movies.Everyone has his own conception of watching movies. Just one thing unites them - a demand for an intellectual communication and a will to spend time just for a soul.
07.03.2012 00:00 Sunny style
Today in Sukhum a photo exhibition of Ibrahim Tchkadua "Sunny style" has been opened. The photo project is based on representing a collection of women's clothing in the style of Modern of Rusudan Kobyakova. Project authors plan to attract visitors’ attention to the problem of preservation of Sukhum architectural styles at the beginning of the 20th century.
29.02.2012 00:00 Citizens’ Voice
Abkhaz civil society representatives are outraged by the attack on the President Ankvab. They require law enforcement agencies to investigate effectively the crime, as one is killed and two bodyguards of the head of the state injured.
13.02.2012 00:00 We are against of rising prices!
Today, 13 February, in the Association of media members a briefing was held on rising the prices of international calls. Please note that from 1 February, the cost of cell phone international calls has been ranged from 16 to 25 rubles of different tariff plans. Representatives of the initiative group "Against rising prices," read out a letter addressed to the President Alexandr Ankvab requesting to sort out the problem.
03.02.2012 00:00 People’s Assembly claims the independence of the Abkhaz Church
Today, 3 February, in Sukhum on the Freedom Square people's gathering took place in support of the independence of the Abkhaz Church and its secession from the Georgian Orthodox Church. Participants thanked the Russian Orthodox Church for the assistance provided after the Patriotic war of the people of Abkhazia. The participants of the Assembly also thanked the First Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the audience provided to the representatives of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia. "Members of the National Assembly appreciate the process of restoring the Abkhaz Church through a historic Mother Church – the Constantinople Patriarchate ," – is said in the address which thousands of people have signed.
31.01.2012 00:00 Journalists discussed a sharp rise in prices
From 1 February in Abkhazia rates for mobile phone international calls will rise three times. The initiative belongs to the State Communications Inspectorate office, which explains the fact that the local telephone station becomes unprofitable. The Association of media workers held a round table. Representatives of the two cellular companies, and government agencies did not come. The participants decided to appeal to the Prosecutor General with a request to check the State Communications initiative in compliance with legislation.
09.01.2012 00:00 Hopes of Gal Residents
Gal district yet remains a special area in Abkhazia. But as others they are waiting for the coming year to solve their problems. And our program is about it.
17.11.2011 00:00 Gal Region: Problems Unsolved
On 15 November Abkhaz Public Chamber members visited Gal region. This region has already traditionally been called as one of the most problematical in Abkhazia. Public Chamber members decided again to learn the problems of the residents of the region at first hand. And there was no need to persuade to come.
21.10.2011 00:00 Closure of VIII World Domino Championship in Abkhazia
Today, 21 October in Sukhum a reward of winners of VIIIWorld Domino Championship and the closure ceremony took place. The Dominican Republic team has won both in team and individual competition. Bronze and silver in team went toVenezuela. And in individual competition Venezuelans wonsilver.
21.10.2011 00:00 Guests burst into dancing and singing !!!
So are dancing and singing the participants of the World Domino Championship in the foyer of the hotel “Inter-Sukhum” (the film has been shot by the friends of www.asarkia.infoon with a mobile phone).
20.10.2011 00:00 World Domino Championship in Abkhazia
Today, the second day of the VIII World Domino Championship has completed. It has solemnly been opened in the capital of Abkhazia on 18 October. The games are held on 19 and 20 October in the hotel “Inter – Sukhum“from 8.00 till 19.00.Today it has become known that the leader is the team of Dominican Republic. On the 21 October the ceremony of award of champions and grand closure of championship will take place.
03.10.2011 00:00 Gal market
This reportage is a sketch of one of the days of Gal market, which we visited in the middle of July. It seems life has not stopped here any single minute.
15.08.2011 00:00 Interview with Alexandr Ankvab, the candidate for the President of RA
On 13 August the candidate for the President of RA, Alexandr Ankvab gave an interview to the Public TV Studio "Asarkia". Record notes of the interview with Alexandr Ankvab
15.08.2011 00:00 Interview with Sergey Shamba, the candidate for the President of RA
On 11 August a candidate for the President of RA, Sergey Shamba gave an interview to the Public TV Studio "Asarkia". Record notes of the interview with Sergey Shamba
15.08.2011 00:00 Interview with Raul Khajimba, the candidate for the President of RA
On 9 August a candidate for the President of RA, Raul Khajimba gave an interview to the Public TV Studio "Asarkia". Record notes of the interview with Raul Khajimba