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Aslan Bzhania
Аслан Бжьаниа
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President of Abkhazia
Assumed office
23 April 2020
Prime Minister Alexander Ankvab
Vice President Badr Gunba
Preceded by Valeri Bganba
(acting)
Head of the State Security Service
In office
23 February 2010 – 29 September 2014
President Sergei Bagapsh
Alexander Ankvab
Preceded by Iuri Ashuba
Succeeded by Zurab Margania
Personal details
Born 6 April 1963 (1963-04-06) (age 57)
Tamysh, Abkhazian ASSR, Georgian SSR, USSR (now Abkhazia)
Political party Independent

Aslan Georgievich Bzhania (Abkhaz: Аслан Гьаргь-иҧа Бжьаниа, Russian: Аслан Георгиевич Бжания; born 6 April 1963) is an Abkhaz politician. He became President of Abkhazia on 23 April 2020. He was the Head of the State Security Service, and one of the leaders of the opposition in Abkhazia.

In 2019, he was poisoned with mercury and was hospitalized for months in Moscow.

He ran in the 2020 presidential election, which preliminary reports show he won.

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