Patriotic War of the People of Abkhazia (PWPA)
Historian Saida Vozba has collected in one book 55 stories of people who survived the Patriotic War of the people of Abkhazia when they were children.
International Day of Disappeared Persons is held every year on August 30th. In Abkhazia, the vast majority of the missing are people who disappeared during the Patriotic War of the people of Abkhazia.
On August 25-26, 1989, the first congress of the Assembly (Confederation) of the Mountain Peoples of the Caucasus was held in Sukhum.
Volunteer Day, dedicated to people who fought together with the Abkhaz people during the 1992-1993 PWPA, is celebrated on August 15 in Abkhazia. The WAC web info portal publishes several stories of volunteer veterans by this date.
A lawyer, politician, defender of the national interests of the peoples of the Caucasus, an outstanding Adyg (Circassian) Yuri Kalmykov was one of those who made an invaluable contribution to helping the brotherly people of Abkhazia during the Patriotic War of the Abkhaz Nation 1992-1993.
Early in the morning on August 14, 1992, the troops of the State Council of Georgia, on the pretext of protecting the railway, crossed the Georgian-Abkhaz border on the Ingur River and began to move deeper into Abkhazia along the Gal-Sukhum highway. This was how the bloody war began and the genocide of the Abkhaz people, which lasted 413 days.