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).

Archive - 2011

April 25th

Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia about the working visit of the Russian Federation Minister of Foreign Affairs S. V. Lavrov to the Republic of South Ossetia

On 25 of April the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov visited the Republic of South Ossetia. Within the Framework of visit eventuated meetings with the President of RSO E. D. Kokoity and the Minister of Foreign Affairs M. K. Dzhioev.

Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia about the working visit of the Russian Federation Minister of Foreign Affairs S. V. Lavrov to the Republic of South Ossetia

On 25 of April the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov visited the Republic of South Ossetia. Within the Framework of visit eventuated meetings with the President of RSO E. D. Kokoity and the Minister of Foreign Affairs M. K. Dzhioev.

April 21st

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia apropos of the statement of NATO-Georgia commission

On April 15, 2011 at the session of NATO-Georgia commission in Berlin was adopted common statement expressing support of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia and necessity of international monitoring at its territory “including South Ossetia and Abkhazia”.

Awarding of diplomatic ranks

On 21 April 2011 by Decree of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia E.D. Kokoity first deputy Foreign Minister of RSO Pliev Alan Soltanovich and deputy Foreign Minister of RSO Tskhovrebov Kazbulat Inalovich were awarded by diplomatic ranks “Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Envoy”.

Press bureau of
RSO MFA

April 18th

Greeting Message of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh G. Petrosyan to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Dzhioev M.K.

Dear Murat Dzhioev,

Heartily congratulate You with the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of South Ossetia!

The 8th of April 2011 became the important period in modern history of RSO.

This day was adopted the Basic Law of the Republic of South Ossetia as a state, proclaimed by its high value personal rights and freedoms of the people, and its primary obligation - protection of these values. Sure, that each year this celebration day will add to the people of fraternal South Ossetia enthusiasm, joy and confidence in future.

April 15th

Commentary of press-bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in connection with the statement of state minister of Georgia on reintegration

State minister of Georgia on reintegration Ekaterina Tkeshelashvili at the hearings in Georgian parliament on April 15 2011 proposed to issue to citizens of South Ossetia and Abkhazia “neutral” passports without Georgian symbology what ostensibly let their owners to go abroad and to learn there at the expense of fund of president of Georgia.

April 8th

The Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Osetia in connection with the Constitution Day of RSO

On the 8th of April 2011 in South Ossetia is celebrated the Constitution Day in the Republic of South Ossetia.

The Statement of the Ministry of Forieghn Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia about the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Оn 11-15 April 2011 in Strasburg will start the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PAСE), where among other subjects is planned to discuss Georgia’s commitments observance as a member of this authoritative international organization.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia draws attention of the members of PAСE to the fact that Georgia demonstratively continues ignoring the undertaken international obligations, implementation of which was a condition of the acceptance of this country to the Council of Europe.

March 25th

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

On 25 March Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Murat Dzhioev received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the Republic of South Ossetia Ugo Khose Garsija Ernandes based in Moscow.

During the meeting the issues of bilateral cooperation between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela were discussed as well as the prospects of further development of relations between the two states.

The Answer of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the RSO Kazbulat Tskhovrebov to the Question of the Information Agency “Res”

Question: There is information on ‘Wikileakes’ site confirming that it was President of Georgia M. Saakashvily who unleashed hostilities in August 2008. But at the same time the authorities of Georgia keep on accusing Russia of military aggression against Georgia and consider South Ossetia to be an occupied territory. Your commentary.