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).

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

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Competitive exam to Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia on February 24-25.


The competitions took place in accordance with the Charter on “Competitive exams for quotas to Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) granted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia”.

18 applicants took the exam. The winners will be recommended for nomination to MGIMO by the Ministry.

South Ossetia Foreign Ministry is grateful to Vadim Tedeev, the Head of South Ossetia State University, for organizing the exams and to Zalina Tedeeva, Russian lecturer, and Mira Tskhovrebova, English lecturer, who marked the works.


March 2, 2016, Tskhinval