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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April 27th

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia on the Report of PACE on Presidential Elections in Russia

April 23, the Report on 2012 Presidential elections in Russia held on March 4 made by the observers of the Council of Europe was heard at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. This document, being initially biased, disapproves the opening of polling stations in the territories of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Republic of Abkhazia which allegedly are ‘occupied territories of Georgia’.

April 17th

Commentary of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of South Ossetia

On the 16th of April 2012 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of South Ossetia received the Head of Tskhinval office of ICRC Pierre Reichel .

Mr. Pierre Reichel which ends his activity as the head of Head of Tskhinval office of ICRC represented to the Minister his successor Ms. Leanna Hutchins.

During the visit there were discussed issues of ICRC activity on territory of Republic of South Ossetia.

April 14th

Commentary of the Republic of South Ossetia Foreign Ministry representative concerning the reaction of number of states on presidential elections in South Ossetia

As it was earlier informed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the 8th of April 2012 the people of South Ossetia elected the President of state in full accordance with the Constitution of Republic and election legislation. However, some countries, particularly Azerbaijan, Georgia and US made statements of considering Presidential elections in South Ossetia “illegal”.