Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

02/28 20:08   Russia vetoes UNSC resolution on sanctions against Syria
 
02/28 20:06   Uzbek president notes active cooperation of Moscow, Tashkent in security
 
02/28 20:02   Russia extends aid to Kyrgyzstan in EAEU, $200 mln allocated to Bishkek for adaptation - Putin
 
02/28 20:02   Ruble decline accelerates on Tuesday evening on oil
 
02/28 19:56   RUSSIA VETOES UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION ON SANCTIONS AGAINST SYRIA
 
02/28 19:54   Main indexes of the Russia stock market for February 28
 
02/28 19:52   Naftogaz expects to end heating season with 6 bcm of gas remaining in storage
 
02/28 19:48   Kyrgyz president to visit Russia in 2017
 
02/28 19:48   MEDVEDEV: WE SHOULD GET READY TO LIVING UNDER SANCTIONS INDEFINITELY LONG, WE SEE THAT ONE TRIES TO 'PERPETUATE' THEM IN LEGISLATION
 
02/28 19:46   Azerbaijan should recognize right of people of Nagorno-Karabakh to self-determination - Armenian president
 


 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Raul Khajimba nominated for Abkhaz president


News headlines


June 18, 2014 22:48

Raul Khajimba nominated for Abkhaz president

SUKHUMI. June 18 (Interfax) - The Coordination Council of Abkhaz opposition parties and non-governmental organizations has adopted a recommendation on nominating and supporting Raul Khajimba, the leader of the Popular Unity Forum of Abkhazia party, as a presidential candidate.

The Coordination Council also nominated Vitaly Gabnia, the leader of the Aruaa (Warriors) organization of veterans of the 1992-1993 Georgian-Abkhaz war, as a candidate for vice president.

The Coordination Council proposed at a session in Sukhumi on Wednesday that the parties and non-governmental organizations comprising it discuss the decision and make statements on the matter.

Meanwhile, former Abkhaz Interior Minister Leonid Dzapshba also announced his intention to run for president.

In an address to the voters circulated in Sukhumi on Wednesday, Dzapshba said he wished to be an alternative opposition candidate.

"My decision to run has also been dictated by the difference in views and approaches between me and some other leaders of opposition sociopolitical parties and movements on various issues," Dzapshba said in his address.

Local experts have also mentioned incumbent Defense Minister Mirab Kishmaria, Security Service chief Aslan Bzhania, and former Prime Minister Sergei Shamba among possible presidential candidates.

Early presidential elections in Abkhazia are slated for August 24. They were called after Alexander Ankvab resigned at the opposition's demand.

The parliament appointed its speaker Valery Bganba to perform presidential duties until a new president is elected.

The official nomination of presidential candidates in Abkhazia will begin on June 25 and will last until July 14.

va

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire
Please enter the digits from picture in the box below:

February 28, 2017
 
19:56
RUSSIA VETOES UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION ON SANCTIONS AGAINST SYRIA
 
19:54
Main indexes of the Russia stock market for February 28
 
19:52
Naftogaz expects to end heating season with 6 bcm of gas remaining in storage
 
19:48
Kyrgyz president to visit Russia in 2017
 
19:48
MEDVEDEV: WE SHOULD GET READY TO LIVING UNDER SANCTIONS INDEFINITELY LONG, WE SEE THAT ONE TRIES TO 'PERPETUATE' THEM IN LEGISLATION
 
19:46
Azerbaijan should recognize right of people of Nagorno-Karabakh to self-determination - Armenian president
 
19:45
Russian stocks finish Feb with selloff; volume highest since Dec; oversold electricity stocks rebound
 
19:45
Aggregated results for trading of shares in Moscow Exchange
 
19:30
Capitalization of Russian stock market decreases 1,62% on Tuesday
 
19:30
Results of Interregional Trading for OFZ & OBR
 
19:29
 
19:20
Kyrgyz president denies underlying political considerations in opposition leader's case
 
19:12
Bandit who fired on police eliminated in Dagestan - Russian Investigative Committee
 
19:10
Russian reduces grain exports 60% to 897,000 in February 1-19 - Agriculture Ministry
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about his vision of the Ukrainian settlement and the role of the SMM OSCE in it, about conditions under which EU sanctions against Russia can be lifted at any time and tells about what he values in his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

more
.
.
Pakistani Minister of Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal has given an interview to Interfax in the wake of his visit to Moscow in which he speaks about prospects of interaction between Russia and Pakistan in various spheres, prospects of Russias joining the China-Pakistan economic corridor project, the settlement in Afghanistan and prospects of Pakistans joining the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty.

more
.
.
Head of the delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Russia, Belarus and Moldova Magne Barth has explained the position of the ICRC on interaction with Russian military in Syria. Earlier the Russian Defense Ministry called the ICRC reaction regarding the death of two Russian medical workers in a strike on a Russian military hospital in Syrias Aleppo cynical.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2017   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100