On this day, 26 years ago, December 14 1992, Georgian troops treacherously shot down a civilian Mi-8 helicopter, which was saving people from blockade Tkuarchal. There were 85 people, including 38 children on board. All of them died…

This delinquency still didn’t receive an adequate assessment of the international community. We mourn and remember the names of those who remained forever in this day - December 14, 1992.

The “International Fund Apsny” together with our partner, Rostov company “Biofarma” from Rostov city provided assistance to: Gudauta, Sukhum, Ochamchira, Tkuarchal and Gal rehabilitation centers.

This assistance was provided in accordance with the applications received by the “International Foundation Apsny” from rehabilitation centers.

Air conditioners, massage tables, medical equipment, as well as equipment for teaching children with disabilities to work independently, various household appliances, office equipment and simulators, all costing around one million rubles.

Today, a meeting was held between the representatives of the “International Fund Apsny”, headed by President of the Foundation Mr. Soner Gogua, with the Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Abkhazia Mr. Vladimirov Nekrasov. From the "International Fund Apsny" Maxim Gvindzhia and Ashida Inapshba also took part in the meeting.

During the meeting, Mr. Soner Gogua acquainted Mr. Vladimir Nekrasov with the activities of the foundation, and also shared ideas about possible joint Abkhaz-Russian projects.

Within the framework of our project “Health”, “International Fund Apsny” and ICF “Ashana” invited the leading orthopedist of Armenia to Abkhazia, who performed three complex operations for children diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

The “International Fund Apsny” congratulates all employees of the cultural and charitable foundation “Ashana” on its seven-year anniversary.

Over the years you have done a tremendous work and were able to give hope to those who have already despaired. Thanks to you, many children of Abkhazia have found a chance for a new future.

We highly appreciate this work and moreover, we are glad of our partnership, which has already brought a lot of benefits.

The President of the “International Fund Apsny” took part in the Russian-Turkish Business Forum held in Moscow on November 12th.

The forum, which marks the beginning of a new era of Russian-Turkish business relations, has become a landmark event in the business life not only Russia, but also in Turkey. More than 80 Turkish companies represented such areas as: automotive, shipbuilding, construction, industry, infrastructure, textiles, agriculture;

30 representatives of Turkish big business;

Within the framework of the “Aguabziara” (Health) project, the “International Foundation Apsny”, together with the Fund “Ashana”, arranged the visit of a leading children's orthopedist from Yerevan. The first examination of patients took place today in Gudauta, in the Center for Social Adaptation and Rehabilitation "Asarkial". By priority, the children with cerebral palsy were examined. Those patients who, with the support of the “International Fund Apsny” and the Fund “Ashana”, underwent operations in Armenia came to the reception, and doctor was pleased with the results.

Dear Abkhaz State TV  employees!

40 years ago, in 1978 the voice of Abkhaz people was finally heard. Our people could hear the Abkhaz language on Abkhaz  TV. Throughout time, developing their creativity, TV employees are giving us news and interesting programs.

We would like to congratulate those who contributed to the creation of Abkhaz National TV and all the Abkhaz State Television and Radio Broadcasting staff and wish them success, good luck, and nothing but good news.

Sincerely yours,

President of the "International Fund Apsny"

Sоner Gogua

Today, the regular meeting of the “Association of Non-Profit Organizations of Abkhazia” was held at the office of the “International Fund Apsny”.

The issues of improving the work of the association were discussed, in particular, the establishment of more effective interaction to solve many problems faced by public organizations of Abkhazia. These problems can be both minor and republican wide in nature.

Today, a meeting of the working group on the problem of the diagnosis of cerebral palsy was held at the office of the “International Fund Apsny”. The meeting was attended by all rehabilitation centers of Abkhazia.

In particular, issues of assistance to rehabilitation centers were discussed, as well as the creation of a more effective base to assist children with cerebral palsy.

As part of our project “New Technologies”, we presented office equipment to the Abkhaz Drama Theater.

The “International Fund Apsny” and the Abkhaz Drama Theater have been cooperating for many years. After all, one of our popular projects "Theater and Children" is carried out with the support of the theater.

Today is the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Abkhazia. In the history of our country and the entire nation of Abkhazia this day will remain the Victory Day.

We are grateful to all those who gave us freedom and mourn for those who did not live to see the bright day of Victory.

On behalf of the whole staff of the "International Fund of Apsny" we congratulate all people of Abkhazia and wish peace, prosperity and stability for our beautiful country.

Dear fellow citizens!
On behalf of the "International Fund of Apsny" please accept our warmest congratulations on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the liberation of our capital, Sukhum. On the September 27th 1993, the city of Sukhum was liberated from the Georgian invaders.
Eternal memory to all brothers and sisters who perished for our city and glory to those who brought us victory. Let peace and prosperity always reign and our flag of freedom stays above our country!
Happy holiday to you all!

"The International Fund Apsny" took part in the VI International Youth Art Festival "Walk on the Promenade", which is held under the auspices of the National Library of the Republic of Abkhazia named after Papaskir.
The festival is attended by libraries and museums of Abkhazia, as well as educational institutions and public organizations. Stands acquaint visitors with the culture, history and literature of Abkhazia.

"The International Fund Apsny" within the framework of its project "Agurazra" assisted a large family of Miranda Pachkoria from the village of Merkula.

"The International Fund Apsny" expresses deep condolences to the family and relatives of Gennady Gagulia in connection with the tragic death in the road accident on September the 7th, 2018.

All his life Mr. Gagulia worked for the goodness of his Motherland and People. Being an outstanding political figure of Abkhazia, he always remained true to his principles even in the most dare times for the country.

In Kayseri, from August 23 to August 25, the 50th International Festival dedicated to the establishment of the Abkhaz-Adyghe Community was held. This Community is one of the largest in this region of Turkey.
Colorful fair and grand concert, have become a truly significant event in the cultural life of the region. A 5-hour concert with performers from different countries, including Abkhazia and Russia, was attended by more than 50,000 people.

On the 2ND of September, the representatives of the "International Fund Apsny" took part in the charity event "Good-bye Summer, or Watermelon Fresh!" Organized by the "Ashana" Foundation. The essence of the action was that adults and children would participate in a master class of t-shirts painting in bright colors in the form of watermelon. The lesson turned out to be very exciting, positive and useful, especially since the funds collected during the action will be used to treat children with serious illnesses.

Congratulations on the beginning of the school year, and the Day of Knowledge!
This is a celebration not only pupils, students and teachers, but for all those who have spent the school desk happy years of childhood and youth, the years in an interesting and fascinating universe of knowledge. We particularly want to congratulate the first-graders. Today, for the first time they will take their journey to the country of numbers and letters ...

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August 26th 2008 has become a benchmark for the new history of Abkhazia. At this day, the people of Abkhazia received the so long aspired independence.

At three o’clock in the afternoon, the President of the Russian Federation Mr. Dmitri Medvedev declared the decision of Russia to recognize independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

Dear Muslims!
Kurban Bayram - the great Muslim holiday, marks the end of the pilgrimage to Mecca. Let the holiday Eid al-Adha help to strengthen the well-being and peace in our land!
We wish you to be always merciful and glorify God in prayers. We wish everyone good health and happiness and spiritual strength to overcome all problems without trial.

President of the “International Fund Apsny”
Soner Gogua

On the August 16th, the annual beauty and talent festival "The Queen of Abkhazia" and "Mini Miss Abkhazia" was held in Sukhum. It was conducted by the partner of the "International Fund Apsny", the cultural foundation "L-star".
Amanda Jopua won the nomination "Queen of Abkhazia 2018". The title "Mini Miss Abkhazia 2018" was awarded to Christina Belova. The title "Little Beauty of Abkhazia 2018" was received by Lana Kvitsinia. "Princess of Abkhazia 2018" is now Lera Chikovani.

August  14th 1992, when troops of the State Council of Georgia, without a declaration of war invaded Abkhazia, peoples of North Caucasus, Russia, representatives of the Abkhaz diaspora from abroad stood up in defense of small  Abkhazia.  The war against Georgian occupants lasted 413 days and nights. On the September 30th  1993 Abkhazia was liberated.

All those who fought for freedom and independence of our country, will remain forever in the memory of the people.

Dear friends, we are happy to inform you of wonderful news! Amir Dzhagaev and Amina Bigvava, sent to Armenia for the next course of treatment of cerebral palsy, returned home, and returned with very good results.