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).

Message from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

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Leonid Tibilov, South Ossetia President, arrived to Moscow on a working visit on March 31.

Wide range of questions on bilateral cooperation, including first of all, the assistance given to the Republic of South Ossetia by the Russian Federation in social and economic spheres in framework of the investment program, were discussed at the meeting with Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation.

President Tibilov noted the high level of South Ossetia-Russia relations and emphasized the priority of security issues vital for the Republic as well as the importance of further implementation of the Treaty on Alliance and Integration signed between South Ossetia and Russia in March 2015.

In his turn President Putin assured the Head of the Republic of the inalterability of policy pursued by the authorities of the Russian Federation on further support of South Ossetia and its people in all spheres of intergovernmental cooperation.

In framework of his visit, Leonid Tibilov met Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee. Readiness to detailed negotiations on General Gas Supply and Gasification Scheme for the Republic of South Ossetia that is of great social importance for the Republic was discussed at the meeting.

Later the President gave an explicit interview to Russia 24 Channel.

April 2, 2016 Tskhinval