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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Leonid Pasechnik, Head of the Lugansk People's Republic, arrived in Tskhinval on an official visit on December 17, 2018.


The official delegation of the Lugansk People's Republic includes Denis Miroshnichenko, the Chairman of the People's Council of the Lugansk People's Republic, the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lugansk People's Republic, and Vladimir Chernev, Adviser to the Head of the Lugansk People's Republic.

To pay tribute to victims of the Georgian aggression Leonid Pasechnik laid a wreath at the Chapel at the Memorial cemetery of Tskhinval school №5.

The guard of honor paraded, the national flags of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Lugansk People's Republic were raised, and anthems of the two Republics were played at the grand entrance of building of the Administration of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia at the solemn welcoming ceremony.

The official visit of the Head of the Lugansk People's Republic to the Republic of South Ossetia will last till December 19.


Tskhinval, December 18, 2018