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 2017

Date

September 28th

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

September 27, 2017 saw an episode of 60 Minutes broadcast on the Russia-1 federal TV channel where one of the participants of the show was trying to draw an analogy between the situation in Ukraine, which has been developing in connection with the ban on use of Russian, and some changes which have affected teaching at schools of the Leningor region of the Republic of South Ossetia.

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



Upon the invitation from Vadim Potomskiy, the Governor of the Orel region, Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, participated in the solemnities, dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of the Orel region, organized in Orel on September 27, 2017.


The festivities began at the Square of Tankers, where a wreath laying ceremony took place. The attendees paid tribute to heroes who fell for the freedom of Motherland and the liberation from the fascist occupants and laid flowers at the Monument to the Heroes, at the common grave and at the Monument to Ivan Baghramyan, Marshal of the Soviet Union, twice Hero of the Soviet Union and Freeman of the City of Orel.

September 25th

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

Pertaining to the Catalan independence referendum


We in South Ossetia watch carefully the political developments in Spain, where on September 6, 2017 the Parliament of Catalonia passed the law on conducting a referendum on independence on October 1, 2017. As a democratic process, a referendum is the highest form of expression of the will of people, and the results of this significant political action are of paramount importance for the community.

September 22nd

September 20th

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

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Dmitriy Medoev, South Ossetian Foreign Minister, hosted a meeting with the official delegation of the Republic of Abkhazia, which arrived in Tskhinval on the occasion of the festivities dedicated to the 27th Anniversary of the Republic of South Ossetia.

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

Festivities, dedicated to the 27th Anniversary of the Republic of South Ossetia are being held in South Ossetia. The proclamation of the Republic became a logical result of the aggressive Georgian policy, aimed at extirpation of the Ossetian nation, its ancient traditions and culture. This big day ushered in a new era in history of South Ossetia. According to the established tradition, the Day of the Republic is celebrated with a military parade held in South Ossetian capital.

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



September 19, 2017 saw Petr Gassiev, the Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosting a meeting with Giulietto Chiesa, a political expert, journalist and public person, who among the Italian delegation arrived in Tskhinval to participate in the festivities, dedicated to the 27th Anniversary of the Republic of South Ossetia.


Dmitriy Medoev, South Ossetian Foreign Minister participated in the meeting.

September 19th

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



September 19, 2017 saw Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosting a meeting with Mauro Murgia, the Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in Italy, who among the delegation from Italy arrived in Tskhinval to participate in the festivities, dedicated to the 27th Anniversary of the Republic of South Ossetia.

September 18th

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



September 18, 2017 saw a meeting of Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, with a delegation from Turkey, consisting of representatives of the Ossetian public organization “The Alans”, which arrived in Tskhinval on the occasion of the festivities, dedicated to the 27th Anniversary of the Republic of South Ossetia.


Terms of further development and strengthening humanitarian and cultural ties between South Ossetia and the Ossetian expats community in Turkey were discussed during the meeting.

September 13th

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

The so-called territorial integrity of Georgia was again supported within the meeting of the Security and Defense Working Group of the U.S.–Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission, which was organized in the U.S. Department of State. During the meeting the U.S. representatives expressed once again the concern about the on-going borderization of the Republic of South Ossetia. Alongside with this Russia was again called on to withdraw its forces from the region.