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 - Feb 2015

Date

February 27th

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

David Sanakoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Jan Mishkots, the Chief Representative of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Republic of South Ossetia, on February, 26 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

February 26th

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

David Sanakoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, took part in a news conference that was held within the project “Open government” and run in the press center of the State Committee on Information and Press on February, 25.

February 25th

Comment by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

Unexpected announcement was made by Zurab Abashidze, the Georgian Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Relations with Russia. “Provided, Russia promotes and encourages a direct dialogue between us and the Ossetians, us and the Abkhazians we are ready to set these questions connected with statehoods aside and even do not discuss them for some time".

February 20th

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

Pertaining to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

February 18, 2015 has seen the statement made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia in which the signed agreement on the Ossetian-Russian boundary was criticized and the world community was called for “taking effective measures preventing Russian activities against Georgia”.

February 18th

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

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“The Agreement on the frontier between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation” has been signed on February 18, 2015 in Moscow. The ceremony took place within the official visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia D. G. Sanakoev to the capital of the Russian Federation. The agreement was signed by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs - D. G. Sanakoev on South Ossetian side and S. V. Lavrov on Russian side.


The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs A.K. Kochiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of RSO in the Russian Federation D. N. Medoev, the Plenipotentiary of the President of RSO on post-conflict settlement M. K. Dzhioev also participated in the ceremony on the Ossiatan side.

February 17th

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

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A monument dedicated to a participant of the Civil war in Spain (1936-1939), a national hero of the USSR and the prototype of the central character of the world known novel "For whom the bell tolls" written by Ernest Hemingway Haji-Umar D. Mamsurov was opened on February, 16 in Fuenlabrad.


D.G. Sanakoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, an official mission from North Ossetia headed by the President of the Republic Taimuraz Mamsurov, Khadzhi-Umar's daughter Asya and grandson Sergio Hernandez took part in the monument’s official opening ceremony.

Words of gratitude to Spanish people who keep in mind the names of heroes who fought against the Nazi regime were express by David Sanakoev on behalf of the leaders of the Republic of South Ossetia. This important event, stated the minister, is one more occasion to remind the world what fascism that has sprouted today again in Ukraine implies.

February 16th

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



The Plenipotentiary of the President of RSO on post-conflict settlement M. K. Dzhioev heading representatives of the Ossetian side on the Geneva International Discussions met the Co-chairmen of the Geneva Discussions who visited Tskhinval on February, 16.


Current issues of the forthcoming 31st round of the discussions that is held on March, 17-18, 2015 has been talked over.

February 14th

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

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- Mr. Sanakoev, taking into consideration the current situation in Ukraine and imposed sanctions, the situation in Russia and its allies can possibly be characterized as extremely intense. Russia is the main strategic partner of South Ossetia. How are security issues and the issues of the borders reinforcement solved, taking into account that by this time the contract on non-use of force with Georgia hasn’t been signed?


- Definitely, the world now is facing a difficult period when a new regime of international relations is being generated. This is going to be a long-lasting process with hardly predictable future. New problems, challenges concerning human security and the humanity development arise annually. Thus Russia should constantly look for contemporary means to ensure stability worldwide.

February 11th

Comment by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

Pertaining to the statement of Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO

A number of statements made by Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO, marked the press conference organized after the NATO -Georgia committee meeting. Russia was urged to call back the recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Anxiety over the forthcoming agreement signing between South Ossetia and Russia was expressed.

February 5th

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



On 27 of December the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia David Sanakoev played host for the delegation of Donetsk People Republic MFA headed by DPR Foreign Minister A. I. Kofman who came to Tskhinval with a working visit.


In the course of a detailed conversation were discussed a perspective directions of bilateral cooperation in different realms as well as a development of political dialog in the view of recognition of Donetsk People Republic by the Republic of South Ossetia. A separate issue of discussion became perspectives of constructive interaction between the foreign ministries of RSO and DPR.