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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A meeting of the South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitrii Medoev with Vladimir Koshelev, a merited polar explorer of the USSR, Assistant to Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma, and Victor Bunin, a merited citizen of Tskhinval, took place in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia on April 2, 2018.


Почетный полярник СССР В.С. Кошелев по поручению Председателя ЦК КПРФ Г.А Зюганова вручил Министру иностранных дел Республики Южная Осетия Д.Н. Медоеву юбилейную медаль «100 лет Октябрьской Революции».

By order of Gennadii Zuganov, Chairman of CPRF, Vladimir Koshelev awarded Dmitrii Medoev with a jubilee medal “100 Years of the Great October Revolution”.

Ten years ago on April 1 the national flag of the Republic of South Ossetia was planted at the North Pole. In this regards upon an invitation from Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, participants of that expedition - Vladimir Koshelev, a merited polar explorer of the USSR, Assistant to Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma, and Victor Bunin, a merited citizen of Tskhinval, arrived in Tskhinval.

Earlier Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, received a letter signed by Artur Chilingarov, the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on International Cooperation in Arctic and Antarctic, a Hero of the Soviet Union.
The events, dedicated to the 10th Anniversary of Raising of the National Flag of the Republic of South Ossetia at the North Pole, will take place on April 2.


April 2, 2018, Tskhinval