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 - Sep 2016

Date

September 29th

September 27th

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

September 27, 2016 saw a meeting of South Ossetia delegation at the GID, headed by Murat Dzhioev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement, with Alexey Dvinyanin, Deputy Director of the 4th CIS Department of Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Marat Kulakhmetov, Counselor of the Minister, who are representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, and members of Russian delegation at the Discussions.

September 20th

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



The Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership was signed between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic on September 20, 2016 within the framework of the festivities dedicated to the 26th Anniversary of the Republic of South Ossetia.

September 19th

Message from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

Pertaining to the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the 7th convocation

Citizens of the Russian Federation who are permanent or temporary residents of the Republic of South Ossetia took part in the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the 7th convocation held on September 18.


Election preparations were made by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Ossetia with active support from the Republic’s authorities.

September 15th

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

Statements on Russia-South Ossetia relations made by Vladimir Zhirinovsky at a press-conference organized in the press center of TASS on September 14 were not left without attention in South Ossetia. In particular he declared that “the position of the LDPR is not to help anybody, any republics, anywhere … Let them develop themselves, not by means of Russia, or let them become a part of Russia or let them return to some other region”.

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



September 13-14 saw the Co-Chairs of the Geneva International Discussions on Security and Stability in Transcaucasia visiting the Republic of South Ossetia.


Issues related to the agenda of the coming 37th round of the GID, scheduled for October 3-4, 2016 were discussed on September 13, 2016 at a meeting with Murat Dzhioev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement.

September 12th

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

September 8, 2016 saw members of the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress adopting by an absolute majority the Resolution (H. Res. 660) which contained not only the mythical and abstract theses about “the territorial integrity” and “occupation of Georgian regions” by Russia but also an appeal to give Georgia “opportunities for defense”.

September 9th

Comment of Murat Dzhioev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia pertaining to the 7th Anniversary of recognition of South Ossetia’s Independence by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

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September 10, 2009 saw the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela recognizing the independence of the Republic of South Ossetia that became an important political event in political life of our young Republic. Venezuela is the third country that followed the example of Russia and Nicaragua and made such a responsible and significant for us decision despite the difficulties the country was facing at that time. People of South Ossetia will always be thankful to the Venezuelan party for that.

September 8th

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

Pertaining to Alan Kochiev’s, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of South Ossetia, working visit to Italy and San-Marino



Alan Kochiev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, returned from Italy where he had been on a working visit.


Range of issues related to cooperation development were discussed at different meetings with representatives of several political parties and public organizations in Marche and Veneto regions.

Situation around the Republic of South Ossetia as well as possibilities of developing bilateral relations with Italy in various spheres were specifically mentioned at the press-conference of Alan Kochiev organized in Pizarro.