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).

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

According to information available in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia official Tbilisi plans to organize scaled provocations at the state border with the Republic of South Ossetia.

The Report of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

On 14 July 2011, the Day of a Peacekeeper is celebrated in the Republic of South Ossetia.

The answer of the Republic of South Ossetia Minister of Foreign Affairs Murat Kuzmich Jioev to the Question of South-Ossetia Information Agency ‘Res’

Question. Joint NATO-Georgia conference is being held in Tbilisi. The main subject of the conference is joint plans of Georgia with North-Atlantic Alliance. In your opinion what such a close collaboration of NATO and Georgia can result in?

A statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs concerning the resolution adopted at the UN General Assembly

On June 29, 2011 at the session of UN General Assembly in New York was adopted a resolution «Situation of displaced persons from Abkhazia, Georgia and Tskhinval Region/South Ossetia, Georgia».

Appeal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia to members of UN GA in connection with proposed by Georgian delegation resolution project of 65 session of UN General Assembly on refugees and IDPs from Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Georgian delegation has prepared and officially introduced to the secretariat resolution project of 65 session of the UN General Assembly “Situation of internally displaced persons from Abkhazia, Georgia and Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia”. Text of the resolution project is similar to the previous year document. It is talked of refugees – ethnical Georgians, displaced in the consequence of attack of Georgian troops on South Ossetia in August 2008.

The Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

On 22 June 2011 Regional Court of Dzau delivered judgment on administrative exclusion of ten citizens of Georgia which on 18 and 19 June of the current year were detained by the South Ossetia frontiers not far from the village Koz of Dzau Region, Republic of South Ossetia, for illegal crossing of the state border between the Republic of South Ossetia and Georgia. Today these individuals were expelled to Georgia.

Declaration of the Genocide of 1920 in South Ossetia

Under all internationally recognized norms extermination of individual population groups on racial, national, ethnic or religious grounds as well as creating living conditions calculated to bring about destruction, in whole or in part, of these groups or imposing on the groups measures intended to prevent births within the groups, is considered as one of the most heinous crimes against humanity and is defined as genocide.

The answers of the Republic of South Ossetia Minister of Foreign Affairs Murat Kuzmich Jioev to the Questions of Radio Station ‘Golos Rossii’.

A number of bilateral agreements between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation were concluded. What is their effect?

The Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia on the Violation of the State Boundary Regime of the RSO

On 18 and 19 June, 2011 ten citizens of Georgia having violated the state border between the Republic of South Ossetia and Georgia were detained in Dzau Region of the Republic of South Ossetia not far from the village Koz. At present relevant South Ossetian services carry out an investigative action with the detainees upon completion of which case papers will reach the trial.

The Information of the Republic of South Ossetia Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the Appointment of Narim Kozaev an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuelа

On 31 May, 2011 by the Decree of President of the Republic of South Ossetia E. Kokoity President Counsellor of State of RSO Narim Zakharovich Kozaev is appointed an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Brief biographic reference:

Narim Zakharovich Kozaev was born on 24 February, 1965 in town Tskhinval. He got education in Gorsky Agricultural Institute in town Vladikavkaz in 1982-1988; since 2009 he has been a student of Diplomatic Academy of MFA in RF. He has state awards of RSO.

14 June, 2011
Tskhinval