Source: Aysor (Yerevan)
The separatist governments of the 2 Georgian breakaway republics of Southern Osia (aka. South Ossetia) and Abkhazia have declared today a new annual Independence Day public holiday.
In Abkhazia, the decision was taken by the Cabinet of Ministers of Abkhazia, where the new public holiday was named "Day of Independency Recognition" (24-Aug-2009).
This new public holiday commemorates the August 26, 2008, signing by the president of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, of a decree on recognition of the independence of South Osia and Abkhazia. A year later, only Nicaragua has recognized the independence of South Osia and Abkhazia.
Abkhazia also celebrates September 30th as its national day public holiday (30-Sep-2008).
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