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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At the request of Marat Kulakhmetov, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of South Ossetia, a meeting with Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister, was held on August 7.


During the meeting the Ambassador expressed to the Minister sympathy and condolences on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Georgian aggression against South Ossetia, when hundreds of innocent people and dozens of Russian peacekeepers were killed. As assured the Ambassador, the memory of innocent victims of those tragic days won’t be condemned to oblivion.

During the meeting the Minister marked that it was the darkest page in contemporary history of South Ossetia and only fateful interference of the Russian Federation, which forced Georgia to peace, preserved the people of South Ossetia from extermination.

Alongside with this the parties discussed range of issues, related to the bilateral South Ossetian-Russian cooperation, certain aspects of foreign policy interaction between the two states and the situation on the ground.


August 7, 2018, Tskhinval