Alexander Ankvab

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Alexander Ankvab
Алеқсандр Анқәаб
ალექსანდრე ანქვაბი
Александр Анкваб
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Prime Minister of Abkhazia
Assumed office
23 April 2020
PresidentAslan Bzhania
Preceded byValeri Bganba
In office
14 February 2005 – 13 February 2010
PresidentSergei Bagapsh
Preceded byNodar Khashba
Succeeded bySergei Shamba
3rd President of Abkhazia
In office
29 May 2011 – 1 June 2014
Acting: until 26 September 2011
Vice PresidentMikhail Logua
Preceded bySergei Bagapsh
Succeeded byValeri Bganba (Acting)
Vice President of Abkhazia
In office
12 February 2010 – 29 May 2011
PresidentSergei Bagapsh
Preceded byRaul Khajimba
Succeeded byMikhail Logua
Minister for Internal Affairs of Abkhazia
In office
24 June 1992 – 1993
Preceded byGivi Lominadze
Succeeded byGivi Agrba
Personal details
Born (1952-12-26) 26 December 1952 (age 67)
Sukhumi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyAitaira
Alma materRostov State University
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Aleksandr Ankvab (/ˈɑːŋkvɑːb/ (About this soundlisten) AHNK-vahb; Abkhazian: Алықьсандр Анқәаб, Georgian: ალექსანდრე ანქვაბი, Russian: Алекса́ндр Анква́б; born December 26, 1952) is an Abkhaz politician and businessman. He was President of Abkhazia from May 29, 2011, until his resignation on June 1, 2014.

Under President Sergei Bagapsh, he was Prime Minister from 2005 to 2010 and Vice-President from 2010 to 2011.[1][2]

In April 2020, Ankvab became Prime Minister again during the Aslan Bzhania presidency.

References[change | change source]

  1. Вице-президент Анкваб станет главой Абхазии на время болезни Багапша (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 21 May 2011.
  2. Президент Абхазии Сергей Багапш умер в Москве (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 29 May 2011.