Republic of South Ossetia is located оn the southern slopes of the Main Caucasus Range in the area of 3900 square meters. Тhe capital is the city of Tskhinval.
One-tenth of the surface occupied by the Republic of the foothills.
The rest of the territory - the mountainous terrain height from 850 to 3938 meters above sea level.
The highest point - Mount Halatsa (3938 m).

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



A meeting of the South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitrii Medoev with Vladimir Koshelev, a merited polar explorer of the USSR, Assistant to Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma, and Victor Bunin, a merited citizen of Tskhinval, took place in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia on April 2, 2018.

The message of the South Ossetian delegation for mass media

Pertaining to the results of the 43rd round of the Geneva International Discussions

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



On March 28 Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, visited the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Ossetia and left a record in the Book of condolences in honor of the victims of Kemerovo shopping mall fire.

Tskhinval, March 28, 2018

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



On March 26 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Dmitrii Medoev hosted a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Ossetia Marat Kulakhmetov.


During the meeting Dmitrii Medoev expressed his deep condolences over the loss of lives in Kemerovo shopping mall fire, expressed words of encouragement and sympathy to the injured and wished them a speedy recovery.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



The Official Representative of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania in the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol Valeriy Savlaev and his wife and Ossetian artists from Moscow Vladimir Gobozov and Georgiy Gobozov visited the South Ossetian Foreign Ministry on March 26.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



Opening ceremony of a memorial plaque to Znaur Gassiev, installed on the house where the political patriarch of South Ossetia lived, took place on March 26.


Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, Erik Pukhaev, the Prime Minister, Petr Gassiev, the Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia, Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, Znaur Gassiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Russian Federation, and public figures took part in the ceremony.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



In framework of a working visit to Moscow on March 19-22, Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister, held a number of important meetings with representatives of government authorities of the Russian Federation in Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs inclusive.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister and head of the executive group, chaired another assembly of the group, organized to ensure the holding of Russian presidential elections, appointed for March 18, 2018, in the territory of the Republic of South Ossetia.

South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev’s Comment to Netgazeti



Following a request from Georgian online edition Netgazeti, Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister commented the statement of Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, addressed to “the highest authorities of Russia”.

Medoev on the danger of linking Tatunashvili's theme with the continuation of the Geneva discussions



President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov, during a meeting with the co-chairs of the Geneva discussions, confirmed the firm position of the Republic aimed at a peaceful and civilized solution of all existing issues, said Foreign Minister of the RSO Dmitry Medoev in a comment to the news agency “Res”.