Abkhazian parliamentary election 2012

Abkhazia gathers its de facto parliament for first session

By | April 5th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The de facto parliament of Georgia’s breakaway republic Abkhazia has elected a Speaker of Parliament. The first session of the new breakaway Abkhazian parliament was held yesterday, April 3. Valery Bganba was elected as new Speaker of Parliament. […]

Abkhazia’s election – a look at minorities

By | March 28th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Abkhazia, the Georgian breakaway republic, last Saturday held the last of two election rounds for parliament. A closer look reveals that ethnic Abkhaz have a stronger representation among those who were elected. In fact, the majority of elected MPs are […]

Georgia does not recognize elections in breakaway regions

By | March 27th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Tbilisi does not recognize last weekend’s elections for parliament and president in Georgia’s breakaway regions Abkhazia and South Ossetia, respectively. Nino Kalandadze, Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia said at one of her regular briefings that […]

Second round in Abkhazian poll completed

By | March 26th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The breakaway republic Abkhazia Sunday completed its 2012 parliamentary election by holding a second round of voting. There was voting in 20 districts this time. The region has a first past the post system, and these districts out of a total of 35 needed […]