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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March 28th

Comments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia concerning Saakashvili's Statement in the Summit in Seoul

On March 27 President Mikhail Saakashvili, speaking at the plenary session of the Summit on Nuclear Safety in Seoul called South Ossetia and Abkhazia ‘black holes’ not only for the narcotics trade, but also for the smuggling of nuclear materials.

Today, when another round of discussions on security and stability in the Caucasus starts in Geneva, these statements are quite expected. Saakashvili and other Georgian leaders cannot do without mentioning of the "sick theme" of South Ossetia and Abkhazia in all their speeches. Summit in Seoul was no exception.

March 26th

The announcement of the Republic of South Ossetia Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 25 March 2012 another elections of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia were held in the Republic of South Ossetia.

March 14th

Commentary of the Republic of South Ossetia Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 12th March, 2012 the Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze, speaking at a weekly press briefing, commented on the report of the U.S. Department of State Strategy for Drug Control. As Georgian politicians usually do Mrs. Kalandadze with the zeal of staff ill-wisher tried to turn the position of the report, which expressed concern about the level of drug crime in Georgia, against South Ossetia and Abkhazia, accusing them of drug trafficking.

March 13th

The Statement of the Republic of South Ossetia Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the Statement of PACE co-reporters

On 12 March, 2012 the Statement of co-reporters Kastriot Islami (Albania) and Astrup Jensen (Denmark) of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Georgia was released in Strasburg.

March 6th

The Republic of South Ossetia Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Service Announcement

The Republic of South Ossetia Minister of Foreign Affairs M.K. Jioev took part in the work of the round table devoted to the presidential elections in the RSO.

In the course of the meeting they discussed topical issues connected with the forthcoming elections planned on March 25, 2012.

The representatives of the Central Election Committee, Ministry of Defense, the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia, candidates for the Presidency, political scientists were invited to the round table.

Tskhinval, 6 March, 2012

The Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in Connection with Election of the President of the Russian Federation, passed in the Republic of South Ossetia

On 4 March 2012, the citizens of the Russian Federation, permanent residents of the Republic of South Ossetia or those staying on the ballot day on its territory, took part in the elections of the President of Russian Federation.

Twelve polling stations were opened in South Ossetia. The elections were organized by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Ossetia.

March 1st

The Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

On 1 March, 2012 the Republic of South Ossetia Minister of Foreign Affairs M.K. Dzhioev received the Head of the Official Representative of Trans-Dniester Moldova Republic in the Republic of South Ossetia A.I. Pukhaev.