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).

Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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1st December 2013 is the 5th anniversary since the date of signing of the Decree on establishment and functioning of the Embassy of Republic of South Ossetia in Russian Federation.


Diplomatic service is not an easy thing to do. It always meant readiness to work hard for the sake of the country, urge for permanent self-improvement, implied analytical mentality and spacious scope, ability to make decisions in complex situations.

Embassy of Republic of South Ossetia in Russian Federation plays an important role, aimed at implementation of the country’s foreign policy, advocacy for state interests, promotion and development of friendly relations between South Ossetia and Russian Federation, support to peace and stability. For the last five years staff members of the Embassy of Republic of South Ossetia in Russia represent a strong support to the country’s statehood, always fulfill the tasks on promotion and protection of the state interests. This can be supported by the work that was done on establishment of full-fledged interstate relations between Republic of South Ossetia and Russian Federation.

President of the Republic of South Ossetia L. Kh. Tibilov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia D. G. Sanakoev sent the Embassy staff members and the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador D. N. Medoev congratulatory addresses on the 5th anniversary since the date of signing of the Decree on establishment and functioning of the Embassy of Republic of South Ossetia in Russian Federation.


Tskhinval, 1 December 2013