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SUKHUM, August 27 (Itar-Tass) —— Alexander Ankvab is elected as president of Abkhazia. He gained 54.86% of votes at the Abkhazian presidential elections, Chairman of the Abkhazian Central Elections Commission (CEC) Batal Tabagua said on Saturday. Ankvab’s main rival Sergei Shamba polled 21.04% of votes. Raul Khadzhimba got 19.83% of votes.
The turnout has made 71.92%.
No pleas about the violations, which could have affected the election returns, were filed in the Abkhazian law enforcement agencies, the CEC chairman underlined.