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).

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December 24th, 2018

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



A meeting of Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, and Natalia Nikonorova, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People`s Republic, who has arrived in Tskhinval on a working visit, was held on December 24.


During the meeting the Ministers exchanged opinion on running issues, related to the bilateral relations and regional agenda.

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



On December 24, 2018 Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Natalia Nikonorova, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People`s Republic, who had arrived in Tskhinval on a working visit.


Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, Andrey Tskhovrebov, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, and Sergey Peresada, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People's Republic, participated in the meeting as well.

December 18th

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



December 18 saw negotiations between Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, and Leonid Pasechnik, Head of the Lugansk People's Republic, who arrived in Tskhinval on an official visit.

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



Leonid Pasechnik, Head of the Lugansk People's Republic, arrived in Tskhinval on an official visit on December 17, 2018.


The official delegation of the Lugansk People's Republic includes Denis Miroshnichenko, the Chairman of the People's Council of the Lugansk People's Republic, the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lugansk People's Republic, and Vladimir Chernev, Adviser to the Head of the Lugansk People's Republic.

December 17th

South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev’s Answer to South Ossetia Newspaper



Q:Representatives of the European Court of Human Rights has recently announced that they didn’t find grounds for examining several lawsuits, related to the events of the armed aggression in August 2008, in which citizens of the Republic of South Ossetia accused the Georgian armed forces of life-threating actions. How could you comment on these actions of the ECHR in relation to the South Ossetian citizens?

December 13th

The message of the South Ossetian delegation for mass media

Pertaining to the results of the 46th round of the Geneva International Discussions

December 11-12, 2018 saw the 46th round of the Geneva International Discussions on Security and Stability in Transcaucasia, which are conducted in accordance with Medvedev-Sarkozy's agreements dated August 12, 2008 and September 8, 2008.

December 11th

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



A news conference of Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister, during which he summed up the outgoing year and shared plans for 2019, was held in the press center of the State Committee on Information and Press on December 11.

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

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Under the Decree of Vladimir Putin dated December 06, 2018 Yason Demeev, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Far Eastern Federal District of the Russian Federation, was awarded with the Order of Honor of the Russian Federation.

Tskhinval, December 11, 2018

December 6th

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

December 4 saw another statement by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made in Brussels that Russia should end its recognition of the independence of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Republic of Abkhazia and withdraw its forces “from these regions of Georgia”.


The consolidated position of NATO members regarding South Ossetia and Abkhazia is well known, and similar calls, accompanying traditional statements on support for Georgia in its aspiration to join NATO, have long ago turned into a necessary ritual.

December 5th

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



Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Alan Elbakiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Abkhazia in the Republic of South Ossetia, on December 5, 2018.


During the meeting the parties summed up major developments in the South Ossetian-Abkhazian cooperation achieved in 2018, discussed the perspectives of further interaction between Foreign Ministries of the two states, including at the international arena, and exchanged opinion on range of issues of the bilateral agenda.