homeworldwide public holidaysnews and updatesabkhazia > this page

Abkhazia Public Holiday On August 26

Source: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Abkhazia (Sukhumi)
Posted: Monday, August 24, 2009
Most recent follow-up news item: October 30, 2021

The Cabinet of Ministers of Abkhazia has declared Wednesday, August 26, 2009, as a one-off non-working public holiday to commemorate the first anniversary of the recognition by Russia of Abkhazian independence.

The other Georgian breakaway republics of Southern Osia is also expected to declare a one-off public holiday on Wednesday, August 26, 2009.

Note that August 26 will not be Independence Day as an Independence Day public holiday was already declared last year (2008-09-30) by the separatist leader of Georgia's Province of Abkhazia, Sergei Bagapsh, to mark the 15th anniversary of the region's victory over Georgian forces in a separatist war.

Links and References

Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Abkhazia Public Holiday On August 26" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.