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).

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



At the request of Marat Kulakhmetov, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of South Ossetia, a meeting with Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister, was held on August 7.


During the meeting the Ambassador expressed to the Minister sympathy and condolences on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Georgian aggression against South Ossetia, when hundreds of innocent people and dozens of Russian peacekeepers were killed. As assured the Ambassador, the memory of innocent victims of those tragic days won’t be condemned to oblivion.

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

Pertaining to the 10th anniversary of Georgian military aggression against South Ossetia


Over a long period of time South Ossetia has been the object of the predatory aspirations of the Georgian authorities. Since proclamation of the Georgian independence each new leader considered it his duty to start military actions, ethnic cleansings or genocides against the Ossetian people. Many thousands of the Ossetians were killed and massacred as a result of that. The genocides of the Ossetian people in 1920, 1989-1992, the military invasion in 2004 and, finally, the Georgian-Ossetian war in August 2008, in which the military confrontation culminated, left deep open wounds in hearts of the Ossetian people.

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



Participants of international project Ethnolager 2018 – Trace of the Alans visited the Republic of South Ossetia on July 27-29 and August 5-7.


In framework of the project representatives of the Ossetian communities form Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Germany and France visited South Ossetia.