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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June 7, 2017 saw Dmitriy Medoev, South Ossetia Foreign Minister, hosting a meeting with Dusan Ignjatovic, an independent international expert, who since 2015, upon the OSCE invitation has been participating in search of South Ossetian citizens, unaccounted for as a result of Georgian aggression.


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

Minister Medoev thanked the expert for the work which resulted in two reports with relevant conclusions and recommendations and expressed readiness to further constructive cooperation in solution of such an important humanitarian problem.

Murat Dzhioev, the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement, and Inal Tasoev, Presidential Human Rights Ombudsman, participated in the meeting.

Later the expert met with relatives of the missing young citizens of the Republic.


Tskhinval, June 7, 2017