Archive - 2/12/2009


Wed, 02/12/2009 - 16:26

Five South Ossetian Hostages Released

The Georgian side released five hostages, citizens of South Ossetia, seized after the armed aggression of Georgia against South Ossetia in August 2008: Ibragim Zakharovich Laliev (1974), Lavrenty Tengizovich Kaziev (1974) – taken hostage on 8 October 2008 between the villages of Korkula and Khelchua, Yakov Grigorievich Tekhov (1941) taken on 13 October 2008 on the road from Khelchua to Disevi, Pavlik Konstantinovich Tekhov (1958) detained on 11 October 2008 between the villages of Korkula and Khelchua and Vladimir Fedeorvich Eloev (1973) detained on 31 April 2009 near the village of Orchosan in South Ossetia.

Wed, 02/12/2009 - 16:25

Intergovernmental agreements signed between the RF and South Ossetia

Scientific conference "The Republic of South Osetia: Search for Sources of Economic Development" finished in Tskhinval. The Conference resulted in agreements between the Governments of the RF and RSO on promotion and mutual protection of investments and establishment of trade delegations to the states. At the Conference, the Ministry for the Economic Development of South Ossetia and Ministry of Energy of the RF signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the sector of energy supply. The sides have also signed a joint 2010 Action Plan in the sector of tourism. The Ministry of Education, Science and Youth Policy and Federal Agency for Education of the RF signed a protocol of intentions on further development of cooperation in the filed of education.