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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March 6, 2018 saw Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosting a meeting with Marat Kulakhmetov, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in South Ossetia.


During the meeting, where issues of mutual interest were discussed, special attention was drawn to preparing and conducting the forthcoming election of the President of the Russian Federation in the territory of South Ossetia.

The Minister emphasized that the elections are a major event not only for the Russian Federation itself, but for South Ossetia as well, and assured the Ambassador that the authorities of the Republic would provide all the conditions for free expression of will on the voting day.
Alongside with this, the parties discussed the early voting, which started on March 5, 2018 in remote localities.

The Minister informed the Ambassador, that under the Direction of Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, an executive group was organized, which has been working since its first days. The executive group was organized to ensure holding of Russian presidential elections in the territory of the Republic of South Ossetia. Officers of the Presidential Administration, members of Central Electoral Commission and key Ministries leadership are members of the group. Another assembly of the group, where statements of heads of the South Ossetian regions will be made, is planned to be held in several days.

Minster Medoev marked the cooperation of state authorities of the Republic of South Ossetia with the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Ossetia in preparing for the voting, which is actively run through the South Ossetian Central Election Commission as well. The work is conducted in all directions, the available potential of corresponding government authorities of the Republic, including at level of regional administrations, are involved.


Tskhinval, March 6, 2018