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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Pertaining to the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the 7th convocation

Citizens of the Russian Federation who are permanent or temporary residents of the Republic of South Ossetia took part in the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the 7th convocation held on September 18.


Election preparations were made by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Ossetia with active support from the Republic’s authorities.

Twelve polling stations, that had been attached to the electoral district of Chita, Transbaikal region, were placed on territory of the Republic. According to the preliminary data, the majority of South Ossetia votes has been given to the Edinaya Rossiya party (the United Russia), who’s candidate Nikolay Govorin is in lead among candidates for single-seat districts.

The elections in South Ossetia passed without violations, peacefully, that once again proved that the policy pursued by the Republic of South Ossetia is Russia-orientated and is aimed at further progressive development and strengthening of cooperation between the countries.


September 19, 2016, Tskhinval