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



Participants of international project Ethnolager 2018 – Trace of the Alans visited the Republic of South Ossetia on July 27-29 and August 5-7.


In framework of the project representatives of the Ossetian communities form Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Germany and France visited South Ossetia.

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



Upon an invitation from Sadrettin Kusati, Head of the Ossetian community in Turkey, Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister, visited Istanbul and participated on August 4, 2018 in the second international festival of the Ossetian culture, which was organized with the assistance of Alan, Ossetian diaspora in Turkey.


Aslan Tsutsiev, the Minister for National Relations of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Ruslan Mildzikhov, the Minister for Culture of Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, representatives of North Caucasus diasporas in Turkey and the diplomatic corps accredited in Turkey participated in the event as well.

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



The jubilee Fifth Young Diplomats Forum, organized by the Board of Young Diplomats under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation with the assistance of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, was held in Moscow on July 26-27, 2018.


Upon an invitation from the organizers, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, delegates from Abkhazia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Tajikistan participated in the work of the Forum.

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



July 29 saw a meeting of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Anatolii Bibilov with representatives of the Ossetian communities from different counties of the world – the participants of cultural education project Ethnolager 2018 – Trace of the Alans.

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The official visit of the South Ossetian President Anatolii Bibilov to the Syrian Arab Republic finished on July 25.


An informal meeting of Anatolii Bibilov and Bashar al-Assad, the Presidents of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Syrian Arab Republic, was held on the day of the departure. The two leaders summarized the results of the visit and took leaves.

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



In framework of the official visit to the Syrian Arab Republic the South Ossetian delegation, headed by President Anatolii Bibilov, met with representatives of the Government and the Parliament of Syria on July 25.

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



In framework of the official visit to the Syrian Arab Republic the delegation of the Republic of South Ossetia, headed by President Anatolii Bibilov, visit the main sanctuaries of Syria.

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In framework of the official visit to the Syrian Arab Republic a meeting of the South Ossetian President Anatolii Bibilov with representatives of the Ossetian community in Syria was held on July 24.

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



The jubilee Young Diplomats Forum of CIS countries, organized by the Board of Young Diplomats under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation with the assistance of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund will take place on July 26-27 in Moscow.


Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia will participate in the Forum among delegates from other states.

Global changes in the system of international affairs and digitization of global economy as well as the role of the Young Diplomats International Association in horizontal diplomacy will be main subjects of discussion.

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



In framework of the official visit to the Syrian Arab Republic the delegation of the Republic of South Ossetia, headed by President Anatolii Bibilov, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Damascus.