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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January 18, 2017 saw Murat Dzhioev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosting a meeting with Dusan Ignjatovic, an independent international expert, who, upon the OSCE invitation, has been participating in search of the missing as a result of Georgian aggression South Ossetian citizens.


Issues related to the work conducted by the expert in clarifying the destiny of the missing people and the expert’s activity in 2017 were discussed during the meeting.

The parties expressed mutual aspiration to continue the constructive cooperation in solution of such an important humanitarian problem.

The Minister reiterated readiness of the authorities of the Republic to provide all kinds of support to Mr. Ignjatovic in his work.

Inal Tasoev, Presidential Human Rights Ombudsman, participated in the meeting.


January 18, 2017, Tskhinval