Today, Abkhazia marks the 27th anniversary of the Liberation of Sukhum (capital of Abkhazia) from Georgian State Council troops. This day is considered the official Liberation Day of Sukhum .

September 27, 1993, the Abkhaz army liberated Sukhum at the cost of huge losses. The operation to liberate Sukhum from Georgian State Council troops lasted 11 days. It was headed by the Defense Minister Major-General Sultan Sosnaliyev and the Armed Forces of Abkhazia General Staff Chief, Major-General Sergei Dbar. September 27, 1993, the Abkhaz forces overcame the resistance of the enemy and liberated Sukhum. The event marked the victory of the Abkhaz army in the war against the Georgian aggressors. During the following three days, the Abkhaz army reached the Ingur River, and on 30 September raised the flag of the Republic of Abkhazia on the state border with Georgia. Today, starting from the early morning, people laid flowers and wreathes in the Park of Glory in Sukhum. Numerous events are taking place in Sukhum to mark the 27th anniversary of the liberation of the capital.