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Valeri Bganba

Abkhazian politician

Valeri Bganba (born 26 August 1953) is an Abkhazian politician. He is a former Speaker of the People's Assembly of Abkhazia. He was elected as speaker on 3 April 2012[1] and was replaced by Valery Kvarchia on 12 April 2017.[2]

Valeri Bganba
Бганба Валерий Рамшухович.jpg
President of Abkhazia
In office
1 June 2014 – 25 September 2014
Prime MinisterVladimir Delba (Acting)
Preceded byAlexander Ankvab
Succeeded byRaul Khajimba
Personal details
Born (1953-08-26) 26 August 1953 (age 66)
Bzyb, Soviet Union
Political partyIndependent
Alma materKuban State Agrarian University

Bganba became acting President on 1 June 2014, after the resignation of Alexander Ankvab. On 25 September 2014 he was replaced by Raul Khajimba, the winner of the presidential elections on 24 August.


  1. "Валерий Бганба избран спикером парламента Абхазии". Apsnypress. 3 April 2012. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. "Валерий Кварчия избран спикером Парламента Абхазии шестого созыва". Retrieved 2017-08-14.