Vladislav Ardzinba would have turned 73 years old.

Today, the First President of the Republic of Abkhazia Vladislav G. Ardzinba would have turned 73 years old. The person, who led his people to victory and independence, will remain in the history of our people as a leader who gave all of us and future generations of Abkhazia the opportunity to live and develop. He gave us a chance to make our beautiful motherland a flourishing country where peace, prosperity and well-being will always be.