|It is generally believed that merciful time cures any pain reconciliating
with inevitability of losses and grief of untimely deaths. But still there
are irreplaceable, memory about Personality not subject to influence of
time. On the contrary, with the time we realize more and more clearly whom
we have lost. This is the case with Yury Khamzatovich Kalmykov.
... I remember winter of 1993. In Abkhazia dramatic events took place whose consequences, no doubt, influenced the fate of the whole Caucasus. Perhaps, Yury Kalmykov percieved that much better than many others due to his natural wisdom and foresight. When being minister of justice of the Russian Federation he was, of course, well informed in order to judge about all possible variants of events“ development. As Adyg, he coudn“t look indifferently at suffering of Abkhaz children, women and old men and deaths of the best sons of the Caucasus on the fronts of Abkhaz-Georgian war. So Yury Khamzatovich used any opportunity to draw nearer the end of bloodshed and prevent its growing over the whole Caucasus. I happened to see how tactful and persuasive he was when analysing causes of the conflict and ways of its reconciliation duting his visit in the USA