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).

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

Pertaining to the adoption of another Georgian resolution by the European Parliament


The resolution titled “Occupied Territories of Georgia – 10 years after the Russian Invasion”, in which the European Parliament supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia and calls for Russia to revoke its decision on the recognition of the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, was adopted at the session of the European Parliament on June 14, 2018.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



June 7 saw Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia hosting a meeting with Ashot Astabatsyan, the new Head of the Representation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the Republic of South Ossetia.


Issues, related to the work of the ICRC Representation in South Ossetia and programs of the Committee for the nearest period were discussed during the meeting.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



In accordance with the Project of A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the RAS and RusHydro on preparing an area in Ossetia for the Persian Leopard Reintroduction, a solemn ceremony of laying 12 paw prints of the Persian Leopard took place with the support from the Administration of Vladikavkaz on May 31.


Laying the paw prints is a part of a sculptural composition titled “Leopard Reintroduction in Caucasus”, which is built in framework of the ecological awareness promotion program titled “Project on preparing an area for release of Persian Leopards in Ossetia”.

Communique of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia On mutual recognition and establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Syrian Arab Republic

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, being authorized by the Government, has the honor to state that the Republic of South Ossetia and the Syrian Arab Republic,


Reaffirming their commitment to general principles of international law,

Being guided by the desire to establish and develop full-fledged political, economic and cultural interaction between the two states for the benefit of the two nations,

The 26th Anniversary of the Act of Declaration of Independence of the Republic of South Ossetia



May 29, 1992 is a special date in the heroic history of the people of South Ossetia.


At the height of the Georgian military aggression against South Ossetia the Supreme Council of the Republic of South Ossetia adopted the Act of Declaration of Independence of the Republic of South Ossetia 26 years ago on this day.

Adoption of the Act of Declaration of Independence of the Republic of South Ossetia was anticipated by a long-lasting struggle of the people of South Ossetia against Georgian nationalism, which aimed at extermination or total expulsion of the Ossetians from their Motherland, and by consistent, legally checked steps, aimed at legal formation of the state, which was created in accordance with the will of the nation.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



At the end of the visit to the Italian Republic Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, and Alan Kochiev, the Mayor of Tskhinval, together with Fillipo Gasperi, the Mayor of Gradara, visited the memorial to resistance fighters of the province of Pesaro, victims of the World War II, and laid flowers to the memorial tablet.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



A news conference of Alan Kochiev and Fillipo Gasperi, Mayors of Tskhinval and Gradara, on the signing of the Agreement on Cooperation between the Administration of Tskhinval (the Republic of South Ossetia) and the Municipality of Gradara (the province of Pesaro and Urbino, the Italian Republic) was held in the capital of the province of Pesaro on May 25, 2018 in framework of the visit of Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, and Alan Kochiev, the Mayor of Tskhinval, to the Italian Republic.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



In framework of the visit of the South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitrii Medoev and the Mayor of Tskhinval Alan Kochiev to the Italian Republic, an Agreement on Cooperation between the Administration of Tskhinval (the Republic of South Ossetia) and the Municipality of Gradara (the province of Pesaro and Urbino, the Italian Republic) was signed in the town of Gradara on May 24.


Alan Kochiev and Fillipo Gasperi, Mayors of Tskhinval and Gradara, signed the Agreement.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

May 23 saw Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister, and Alan Kochiev, the Mayor of Tskhinval, arriving upon an invitation from Fillipo Gasperi, Mayor of Gradara, in the town of Gradara (the Italian Republic).


During a meeting with Mr. Gasperi the parties discussed the prospects of mutually beneficial cooperation between Tskhinval and Gradara in spheres of urban infrastructure, culture, tourism, as well as trade and entrepreneurship.

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia



Working meeting of the South Ossetian delegation at the GID, headed by Murat Dzhioev, the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement, and the Co-Chairs of the Discussions, representing the EU, the OSCE and the UN, took place in Tskhinval on May 23.