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 - Aug 2016

Date

August 30th

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



Murat Dzhioev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, and officers of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs participated in the event dedicated to the International Day of the Disappeared, organized by the ICRC mission in the Republic of South Ossetia on August 30 in Tskhinval.

August 29th

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



Murat Dzhioev, South Ossetia Foreign Minister, hosted a meeting with Mauro Murgia, Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in Italy, who arrived to Tskhinval on a working visit, on August 29.

August 26th

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

Festivities dedicated to the 8th Anniversary of recognition of South Ossetia’s Independence by the Russian Federation were celebrated on August 26 in Tskhinval. Eight years have passed since Dmitry Medvedev signed the historic Decree of the Russian Federation President on Recognition of the Republic of South Ossetia, that had been preceded by years of bloody struggle of South Ossetia people against Georgia for the right for free life and future worth living.

August 24th

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



Murat Dzhioev, South Ossetia Foreign Minister, hosted a meeting with Narim Kozaev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and in the Republic of Nicaragua, on August 24.


The Ambassador informed the Minister about details of recent visit to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, where he participated in solemn ceremony and delivered credentials to President Maduro.

August 19th

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



Murat Dzhioev, South Ossetia Foreign Minister, hosted a meeting with Nalan Antmen, Head of the ICRC mission in South Ossetia, on August 19.


Full range of the activity conducted by the Mission on territory of the Republic in general and latest achievements of the Committee as well as current projects and plans for the nearest future in particular were talked in detail.

August 12th

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

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Narim Kozaev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, handed over credentials to Nicolas Moros Maduro, the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, at the official ceremony that took place at the Miraflores presidential palace on August 10, 2016.


Greeting the Ambassadors on behalf of the Venezuelan people, President Maduro emphasized the importance of building up interstate relations based on mutual assistance and respect to international law.

August 10th

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

Pertaining to participation in the Third International Forum of Young Diplomats



The Third Young Diplomats Forum, organized by the Board of Young Diplomats under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation with the assistance of The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, was held in Moscow on August 2-3, 2016.


Young diplomats from the Republic of South Ossetia, the Republic of Abkhazia, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan and Turkmenistan participated in the Forum.

August 9th

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

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Pertaining to the appointment of a Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

Under the President Decree Murat Dzioev was appointed as a Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia on August 9, 2016.

August 9, 2016, Tskhinval