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Abkhazian Orthodox Church
The Abkhazian Orthodox Church
Abkhazian Orthodox Church
(Russian: Абхазская Православная церковь) is an Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox
church outside the official Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox
ecclesiastical hierarchy. It came into existence when the Sukhumi-Abkhazian Eparchy
Eparchy
declared on 15 September 2009 that it no longer considered itself part of the Georgian Orthodox Church
Georgian Orthodox Church
and that it was "re-establishing the Catholicate of Abkhazia
Abkhazia
disbanded in 1795".[2]Contents1 Internal hierarchy 2 History 3 Gallery 4 See also 5 External links 6 ReferencesInternal hierarchy[edit] The Abkhazian Orthodox church is organised into two eparchies, one in Pitsunda
Pitsunda
and one in Sukhumi
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Sukhumi
Sukhumi
Sukhumi
or Sokhumi[3] (Abkhazian: Аҟәа, Aqwa; Georgian: სოხუმი, [sɔxumi] ( listen); Russian: Сухум(и), Sukhum(i)) is a city on the Black Sea
Black Sea
coast. It is the capital of the breakaway Republic of Abkhazia
Abkhazia
which has controlled it since the 1992-93 war in Abkhazia, although most of the international community considers it legally part of Georgia. Sukhumi's history can be traced back to the 6th century BC, when it was settled by Greeks, who named it Dioscurias. During this time and the subsequent Roman period, much of the city disappeared under the Black Sea. The city was named Tskhumi when it became part of the Kingdom of Abkhazia. Contested by local princes, it became part of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
in the 1570s, where it remained until it was conquered by the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
in 1810
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Abkhazia
Abkhazia
Abkhazia
(Abkhazian: Аҧсны́ Apsny [apʰsˈnɨ]; Georgian: აფხაზეთი Apkhazeti [ɑpʰxɑzɛtʰi]; Russian: Абха́зия, tr. Abkhа́ziya, IPA: [ɐpˈxazʲɪjə]) is a disputed territory on the eastern coast of the Black Sea, south of the Greater Caucasus
Caucasus
mountains, in northwestern Georgia. It covers 8,660 square kilometres (3,340 sq mi) and has a population of around 240,000. Its capital is Sukhumi
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Apsnypress
Apsnypress
Apsnypress
is the de facto state press agency of Abkhazia. Its stated goals is to assist in development of democracy, sovereignty and independence of the breakaway Abkhaz republic and to ensure the information security thereof. Detailed objectives[edit] Apsnypress
Apsnypress
is dedicated to collecting, processing, publishing and distributing information pertaining to all sorts of events taking place in Abkhazia
Abkhazia
or otherwise concerning it
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Civil Georgia
Civil Georgia (Georgian: სივილ ჯორჯია) is a Tbilisi-based free daily news website run by Georgian NGO UN Association of Georgia
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RIA Novosti
Coordinates: 55°44′15.38″N 37°35′24.92″E / 55.7376056°N 37.5902556°E / 55.7376056; 37.5902556 FSUE Russian Agency of International Information «RIA Novosti» ( FSUE RAMI «RIA Novosti»)Former typeFederal State Unitary EnterpriseIndustry News mediaSuccessor Rossiya Segodnya, Sputnik, ria.ruFounded June 1941 (1941-06) (as Sovinformburo)Defunct 1 April 2014Headquarters Zubovsky Boulevard 4, Moscow, RussiaKey peopleSvetlana MironyukProducts Wire serviceOwner Rossiya Segodnya (
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Forum 18
Forum 18 is a Norwegian human rights organization that promotes religious freedom. The organization's name is based on Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Forum 18 summarizes the article as:The right to believe, to worship and witness The right to change one's belief or religion The right to join together and express one's belief[1]The Forum 18 News Service, established by Forum 18 in 2003, is a Christian web and e-mail initiative to report on threats and actions against the religious freedom of all people, whatever their religious affiliation, in an objective, truthful and timely manner
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Orthodox Church In Italy
The Orthodox Church in Italy (Italian: Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia) is an effort to establish a national Orthodox church in Italy,[citation needed] bringing all the Orthodox parishes and missions under an Italian Metropolitan, but only some independent groups adhered to it.Contents1 History1.1 Old Catholic Church in Italy (Nordic Catholic Church vicariate)2 External links 3 See also 4 Notes 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] It was founded in 1983 as a traditional Old Catholic Church by Italian Orthodox Bishop Antonio De Rosso, a former Roman Catholic priest,[1] who became bishop of Apria and Lazio under the jurisdiction of Metropolitan Kyprianos Koutsoumpas, of the Orthodox Church of Greece (Holy Synod in Resistance)
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Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kiev Patriarchate
Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP; Ukrainian: Украї́нська Правосла́вна Це́рква – Ки́ївський Патріарха́т (УПЦ-КП), translit. Ukrayínsʹka Pravoslávna Tsérkva – Kýyivsʹkyy Patriarkhát (UPT-KP)) is one of the three major Orthodox churches in Ukraine, alongside the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church.[1] The church is currently unrecognized by canonical Eastern Orthodox churches, although now the Ecumenical Patriarchate who is the Mother Church, and alone can only grant canonical status and autocephaly is examining the request and petition of the Ukrainian Government and its people to be officially recognised.[2] The UOC-KP's Mother Church is in the St. Volodymyr's Cathedral in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The head of the church is Patriarch Filaret (Denysenko), who was enthroned in 1995
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Macedonian Orthodox Church
The Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid
Ohrid
Archbishopric (MOC-OA; Macedonian: Македонска православна црква – Охридска архиепископија (МПЦ-ОА), tr. Makedonska pravoslavna crkva – Ohridska arhiepiskopija (MPC-OA)), or simply the Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC; Macedonian: Македонска православна црква (МПЦ), tr. Makedonska pravoslavna crkva (MPC)), is the body of Christians who are united under the
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Kodori Valley
Coordinates: 43°05′N 41°45′E / 43.083°N 41.750°E / 43.083; 41.750 The Kodori Valley, also known as the Kodori Gorge (Georgian: კოდორის ხეობა, Abkhazian: Кәыдырҭа), is a river valley in Abkhazia, Georgia's breakaway autonomous republic. The valley's upper part, populated by Svans, was the only corner of the post-1993 Abkhazia, directly controlled by the central Georgian government, which since 2006 officially styles the area as Upper Abkhazia
Upper Abkhazia
(Geo. ზემო აფხაზეთი, Zemo Apkhazeti)
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War In Abkhazia (1992-1993)
Abkhazia  Russia [1][2][3][4] Cossacks Confederation of Mountain Peoples of the CaucasusBagramyan Battalion GeorgiaGeorgian Defense Ministry forces Internal Troops of Georgia National Guard of Georgia Mkhedrioni Pro-Gamsakhurdia fighters UNA-UNSO "Argo"Commanders and leaders Vladislav Ardzinba Vladimir Arshba Sergei Dbar Vagharshak Kosyan Musa Shanibov Sultan Sosnaliyev Shamil Basayev Eduard Shevardnadze Tengiz Kitovani Jaba Ioseliani Giorgi Karkarashvili Geno Adamia † David Tevzadze Gujar KurashviliCasualties and losses2,220 combatants killed ~8,000 wounded 122 missing in action[5] 1,820 civilians killed (Abkhaz claim)[5]2,600 combatants killed 10,000 wounded 1,000 missing[5] 20,000–30,000 Civilians killed[6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14] also known as the massacres of Georgians in Abkhazia[15][16] 200,000–250,000 ethnic Georgians displaced[17][18][19]v t ePost-Soviet confli
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Tsar Nicholas II
Nicholas II or Nikolai II, Saint
Saint
Nicholas II of Russia
Russia
in the Russian Orthodox Church (Russian: Николай II Алекса́ндрович, tr. Nikolay II Aleksandrovich; 18 May [O.S
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Russian Orthodox Church
Coordinates: 55°42′40″N 37°37′45″E / 55.71111°N 37.62917°E / 55.71111; 37.62917Russian Orthodox Church ( Moscow
Moscow
Patriarchate)The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
in Mosc
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Pitsunda
Pitsunda or Bichvinta[3] (Georgian: ბიჭვინთა [bitʃʼvintʰɑ] ( listen); Abkhazian: Пиҵунда; Russian: Пицунда) is a resort town in the Gagra district of Abkhazia.[note 1]Contents1 History 2 Administration2.1 Town status 2.2 2011 Assembly elections 2.3 Since 2014 2.4 List of Mayors3 Gallery 4 Notes 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] The town was founded in the 5th century BC as Pityus (Ancient Greek: Pityus, Πιτυοῦς, genitive Pityuntos, Πιτυοῦντος) or Pitiunt, a Greek colony and trade port on the coast of the Kingdom of Lazica.[4] The city was surrounded by a defensive wall, the castellum had a second line of defence built in mid-3rd century AD.[5] Excavations guided by Andria Apakidze unearthed, in 1952, remains of three 4th-century churches and a bath with high-quality mosaic floors. The former "Great Pityus" harbour is now a mere lake within the town. The Goths[6] attacked the city in 255 CE after t
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