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 - Nov 2017

Date

November 26th

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



Negotiations between Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, and Raul Khadzhimba, the President of the Republic of Abkhazia, who arrived in Tskhinval on an official visit, took place in the Residence of the South Ossetian President on November 26, 2017.


The Presidents discussed terms of further development and strengthening of the South Ossetian-Abkhazian relations and exchanged opinion on current issues of international agenda.

Later the South Ossetian and the Abkhazian parties held extended-format talks.

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



Upon an invitation from Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, Raul Khadzhimba, the President of the Republic of Abkhazia, arrived in Tskhinval on an official visit on November 26, 2017.


The official delegation included Daur Arshba, Chief of Administration of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia, Daur Kove, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Adgur Kakoba, Minister of Education and Daur Tarba, Minister of Agriculture.

To pay tribute to victims of the Georgian aggression the Abkhazian President Raul Khadzhimba laid wreaths at the Chapel at the Memorial cemetery of Tskhinval school №5.

The guard of honor paraded, the national flags of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Republic of Abkhazia were raised, and anthems were played at the Residence of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia at the solemn ceremony of welcoming the President of Abkhazia.

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

In anticipation of the official visit of Raul Khadzhimba, the President of the Republic of Abkhazia, to the Republic of South Ossetia, Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, signed a Decree, dated November 26, 2017, on pardoning Georgian citizen Giorgi Giunashvili, sentenced by the Supreme Court of the Republic of South Ossetia on February 3, 2017.

November 23rd

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



Upon an invitation from Gennadiy Zuganov, the Chairman of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF), Mauro Murgia, the Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in Italy, visited Moscow on November 23, 2017.

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



On the occasion of the Day of Bravery and National Union


Commemorative events, dedicated to the Day of Bravery and National Union, are held in the Republic of South Ossetia on November 23. This great day went down in history of South Ossetia as a symbol of stout-heartedness and unity of the nation in its struggle against the Georgian aggression.

On November 23, 1989 under the pretext of a peaceful demonstration, the Georgian nationalists, headed by Zviad Gamsakhurdia, organized a several thousand strong march towards Tskhinval.

Having spontaneously formed a small group, unarmed South Ossetian young men blocked the road entering the town and stopped the column of numerous busses and cars, heading from Georgia. After a two-day long standoff, the uninvited guests, who didn’t manage to break the resistance of the defenders of the town, were forced to leave their positions and go back.

November 22nd

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



Regular working meeting of the South Ossetian delegation at the GID, headed by Murat Dzhioev, the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement, and the Co-Chairs of the Discussions, representing the EU, the OSCE and the UN took place in Tskhinval on November 16, 2017.

November 20th

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



Upon the invitation from Alan Kasaev, Chief Editor of the newspaper “North Ossetia”, Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, participated in the festivities, dedicated to the century anniversary of the main newspaper of the Republic.

November 15th

Dmitry Medoev: The dialogue between the leaders of Russia and South Ossetia become an indicator of the achieved level of relations



15.11.2017 A meeting of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Anatolii Bibilov, who arrived in Moscow on an official visit upon the invitation from Russian leader, took place in Novo-Ogarevo presidential residence yesterday. According to experts, the meeting can be called a successful one.


Our edition contacted Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, a participant of the negotiation, and he agreed to give us a brief interview.

November 14th

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



In framework of the official visit of Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, to the Russian Federation negotiations with Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, were organized on November 14, 2017.


Current terms of the South Ossetian-Russian cooperation were discussed during the meeting.

Cooperation agreement on providing Russian citizens residing in the territory of the Republic of South Ossetia with insurance under the Russian mandatory health insurance system and delivering them medical treatment in Russian healthcare institutions was signed in presence of the two Presidents.

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



Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, continues his official visit to the Russian Federation.


Today, on November 14, President Bibilov laid a wreath to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden by Kremlin Wall. Members of the South Ossetian delegation participated in the ceremony. The participants observed a moment of silence in tribute to the Soviet citizens who fell in the Great Patriotic War while protecting the Motherland.