Gennady Alamia

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Gennady Alamia (born in Kutol, Abkhazia in 1949) is leader of the Social-Democratic Party of Abkhazia,[1] an Abkhazian poet and playwright and editor of Circassian World magazine.[2] While studying at the Literary Institute of the Writer's Union of the Soviet Union, he met his future translator and co-author Denis Chachkhalia. Alamia penned "Aiaaira", which became the National Anthem of Abkhazia,[3] alongside six collections of Abkhazian language poetry and three of Russian, as well as translating work into Abkhazian.


  1. ^ Government of the Russian Federation. "International Visits - About the Country". Retrieved 2009-12-28. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Gennady Alamia-Poet". Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  3. ^ "ABHAZYA MİLLİ MARŞI". Retrieved 2009-12-28.