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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On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, decorated veterans and employees of the Ministry with National Awards of the Republic on June 13.


Uruzmag Dzhioev, the first Minister of External Relations of the Republic of South Ossetia, was awarded with the Order of Friendship.

Honorary title “Honored employee of a diplomatic service” was conferred to:

Dmitiy Medoev – the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia;

Andrey Tskhovrebov - the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia;

Murat Dzhioev - the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement;

Konstantin Kochiev – the State Councilor of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia;

Zaira Valieva – Counselor of Secretariat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

List of diplomats, awarded with honorary certificates of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia:

Akhsar Dzhioev – Minister Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Russian Federation;

Alan Pliev – the First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of South Ossetia (2009 – 2012);

Sergey Surago – Head of the Official Representation of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (2007 – 2017);

Inga Kochieva – Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Russian Federation (2009 – 2016);

Madina Valieva – Counselor of Foreign Relations Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia;

Zarina Kochieva – Counselor of the Minister of Foreign Affairs;

Emma Tibilova – Counselor of Consular Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia;

Irina Tskhovrebova - Counselor of Consular Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia.

President Bibilov thanked the diplomats for significant contribution to implementation of the foreign policy course of South Ossetia and wished them further success.


Tskhinval, June 13, 2017

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