Government of the Republic of Abkhazia
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The Republic of Abkhazia is headed by the President, a post held since 25 September 2014 by Raul Khajimba, who is supported by the Vice President (Vitali Gabnia, inaugurated together with Khajimba). They are served by a cabinet of ministers, headed by a Prime Minister, a post currently held by Artur Mikvabia.
|Prime Minister||Artur Mikvabia||20 March 2015|
|First Vice Premier||Shamil Adzynba||15 October 2014|
|Vice Premier||Dmitri Serikov||8 April 2015|
|Chief of the Cabinet Staff||Diana Pilia||26 May 2015|
|Minister for Internal Affairs||Beslan Khagba||14 May 2015|
|Minister for Health||Andzor Goov||28 October 2014|
|Minister for Foreign Affairs||Viacheslav Chirikba||11 October 2011|
|Minister for Culture and the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage||Elvira Arsalia||15 October 2014|
|Minister for Defence||Mirab Kishmaria||10 May 2007|
|Minister for Education and Science||Adgur Kakoba||15 October 2014|
|Minister for Agriculture||Timur Eshba||8 April 2015|
|Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security||Suren Kerselyan||15 October 2014|
|Minister for Finance||Amra Kvarandzia||17 October 2014|
|Minister for Economy||Adgur Ardzinba||8 April 2015|
|Minister for Justice||Marina Pilia||17 October 2014|
|Minister for Emergency Situations||Lev Kvitsinia||21 July 2014|
|Minister for Resorts and Tourism||Avtandil Gartskia||13 March 2015|
|Minister for Taxes and Duties||Rauf Tsimtsba||8 April 2015|
|Chairman of the State Committee for Repatriation||Vadim Kharazia||11 April 2015|
|Chairman of the State Committee for Ecology and the Environment||Saveli Chitanava||21 October 2014|
|Chairman of the State Committee for Standards, Consumer and Technical Supervision||Erik Rshtuni||23 October 2014|
|Chairman of the State Customs Committee||Daur Kobakhia||21 October 2014|
|Chairman of the State Committee for Management of State Property and Privatization||Konstantin Katsia||3 April 2007|
|Chairman of the State Committee for Youth Policy||Alias Avidzba||11 April 2015|
|Chairman of the State Committee for Physical Culture and Sports||Bagrat Khutaba||11 April 2015|
The People's Assembly is the parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia.
The Military Procuracy and Military Court were founded in March 1993. On 11 July 1993, the Military Court was turned into the Military Tribunal, but it was changed back on 1 July 1998.
The Prosecutor's Office was founded on 15 April 1994. The first Prosecutor General was Anri Jergenia. After Jergenia became Prime Minister in 2001, he was succeeded by Rauf Korua, who was in turn replaced by Zaur Bartsits following the election of Sergei Bagapsh as President in 2005. In February 2007, Saferbei Mikanba was appointed as Prosecutor General.
Following the May 2014 Revolution, on 5 June the People's Assembly voted to dismiss Mikanba as Prosecutor General. The following day, acting President Valeri Bganba appointed Deputy Prosecutor General Zurab Agumava as Acting Prosecutor General. On 9 September, Bganba extended Agumava's temporary appointment until 7 October 2014. That day, the People's Assembly elected Deputy Minister for Internal Affairs Aleksei Lomia to become the new Prosecutor General with 26 votes in favour, 3 against and 1 abstention.
On 1 June 2015, Supreme Court Chairman Roman Mushba announced his resignation, co-inciding with the end of his current mandate. On 30 July, Parliament elected as new Chairman Zurab Agumava, who had previously served as Supreme Court Judge, Interior Minister, Security Service Head, Military Prosecutor and Acting Prosecutor General. In addition, it elected Oksana Pilia as Supreme Court Judge.
- (English)/(Russian)/(Abkhaz)(Turkish)/ President of the Republic of Abkhazia. Official site
- (English)/(Russian)/(Turkish) Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia. Official Site
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