Twenty-eight years have passed since the beginning of hostilities in Abkhazia.
The hostilities in the region began on August 14, 1992. Georgian Armed Forces entered the territory to protect the railway.
The main phase of the war lasted 13 months and 13 days and ended on September 27, 1993, with the fall of Sokhumi. The fall of Sokhumi got preceded by talks between the parties with the participation of Russia.
On July 27, the Sochi agreement was signed, unilaterally violated by the Abkhaz side when the Georgian side withdrew heavy military equipment from Abkhazia.
As a result of the war, up to 300,000 people had to leave Abkhazia. Up to 10 thousand soldiers and civilians were killed on the Georgian side.