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 - Jun 2017

Date

June 28th

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



Andrey Tskhovrebov, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, participated in a ceremony of solemn cancellation of stamps (edition - “Churches”), issued on the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of recognition of the Donetsk People’s Republic by the Republic of South Ossetia, on June 27.

June 23rd

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

Pertaining to the 25th Anniversary of the Agreement on Principles of Settlement of the Georgian - Ossetian Conflict signed in Sochi

June 24 will see the 25th anniversary of the historical event – signing of Sochi Agreements on the Principles of Settlement of Georgian-Ossetian Conflict.

June 22nd

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



Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Farrukh Islomov, Head of the Representation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in South Ossetia, on June 22.


In the course of the conversation, issues related to the full range of activities of the ICRC Representative Office in South Ossetia were discussed. The Head of the Representation of the ICRC's Office informed the Minister about the most significant areas of work including humanitarian problems and plans for the near future.

Joint statement of South Ossetian and Abkhazian delegations on the Geneva International Discussions on security and stability in Transcaucasia

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The UN General Assembly has been accepting draft resolution on refugees and displaced persons from South Ossetia and Abkhazia prepared by Georgian party for several years already. Delivering again and again the same writing of the document Georgia tries to impose on international community a unilateral politicized corrupt vision of the problem of refugees to support their non-legitimate territorial claims.

The message of South Ossetia delegation for mass media

Pertaining to the results of the 40th round of the Geneva International Discussions

June 20th

Pertaining to the mourning ceremony in honor of the 13 Communards



A mourning meeting dedicated to the 97th anniversary of one of the bloodiest dates in the Ossetian history – the Execution of 13 Communards in 1920, took place in South Ossetia on June 20. To pay tribute to the heroes who sacrificed their lives for freedom of the Ossetian people, Analotliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic, Erik Pukhaev, the Prime Minister, Petr Gassiev, the Speaker of the Parliament, cabinet ministers, members of the parliament, public members came to the memorial at the Hill of Zguder.

June 19th

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



Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Magomed Shamilov, the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Dagestan in the Republic of South Ossetia, on June 19.


The parties exchanged opinion on current issues of bilateral cooperation between South Ossetia and the republics of Northern Caucasus and further development of traditionally friendly Ossetian-Dagestan relations, including building humanitarian, cultural, trade and economic relations.

June 14th

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



On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a ceremonial reception on behalf of South Ossetian Foreign Ministry was organized on June 13. Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic, Erik Pukhaev, the Prime Minister, Petr Gassiev, the Speaker of the Parliament, Elbrus Kargiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, Alan Elbakiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Abkhazia, Egor Kochiev, the Head of Diplomatic Mission of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic in the Republic of South Ossetia, and other officials participated in the event.


Dmitry Medoev, the Head of Foreign Policy Agency, was welcoming the guests. In his opening speech he noted that established 25 years ago, the diplomatic service of the Republic from its first days of working in hard conditions has been participating actively both in internal and foreign politics.

June 13th

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



On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, decorated veterans and employees of the Ministry with National Awards of the Republic on June 13.

June 7th

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



June 7, 2017 saw Dmitriy Medoev, South Ossetia Foreign Minister, hosting a meeting with Dusan Ignjatovic, an independent international expert, who since 2015, upon the OSCE invitation has been participating in search of South Ossetian citizens, unaccounted for as a result of Georgian aggression.


Issues related to the work conducted by Mr. Ignjatovic in clarifying the destiny of the missing people and the expert’s further activity were discussed during the meeting.