Archive - 23/12/2011


Fri, 23/12/2011 - 13:39

The meeting of the Security Council new composition is being held in Tskhinval

The meeting of the Security Council of the Republic of South Ossetia headed by the Acting President of the Republic Vadim Brovtsev is being held In Tskhinval. The Russian Ambassador to the Republic of South Ossetia Elbrus Kargiev is also taking part in the meeting. B. Brovtsev has stressed that this is the first meeting of the Security Council new staff. The Security Council members approved the meeting agenda. There are three issues on the agenda, including security ensuring in the territory of South Ossetia in connection with the upcoming presidential elections in the Republic of South Ossetia on March 25.

Fri, 23/12/2011 - 11:39

South Ossetia and Georgia have reached an agreement on mutual transfer of detainees

The meeting of the mechanisms of prevention and reaction to incidents (MPRI), last in 2011, was held in the Georgian village of Dvani, bordering upon South Ossetia. After the meeting the Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of President of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement Merab Chigoev reported to IA "Res", that the meeting was quite rich and productive.

Fri, 23/12/2011 - 11:37

South Ossetian boxing coach took part in the WBC Congress

Boxing coach from Tskhinval, international master of sports on boxing Alan Chekhoev became a member of the 49th Congress of the World Boxing Association (WBC), which was held in Las Vegas (USA). As reported to IA "Res" about the importance of this sporting event, "the world professional boxing elite gathered in the congress in Las Vegas; it was attended by 50 world champions. We have discussed the problems that exist in today's world of professional boxing, summed up the results of this year and outlined plans for the future "- Chekhoev told. Another major boxing event for South Ossetia at the last Congress was the admittance of Chekhoev into the WBC International Commission Coaching Council. "It is very important not only in sports, -particularly in boxing of South Ossetia,-but there is also some political point in this event. Indeed, this fact means that such a major organization as the WBC, has recognized the existence of our Republic, and we will do our best to let the world know our champions. I am charged with selection of young boxers and their recommendation to the Association, to help them to be trained and then get into the big ring,"- the coach has underlined. He has commended the chances of South Ossetian sportsmen.

Fri, 23/12/2011 - 11:35

The Red Cross is implementing micro-economic initiatives in South Ossetia

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) continues realizing the program of micro-economic initiatives in South Ossetia. As reported to IA "Res" by the head of the ICRC economic security department in South Ossetia Theresia Niutu, "the program is implemented in order to assist the most vulnerable people in South Ossetia who suffered in the combat actions of 1991-1992, 2008 to provide them with their own sources of income to support their families, to ensure, that they earn their living and not depend on humanitarian aid"-Niutu said. According to the Red Cross representative, the implementation program began in 2009 in the collective accommodation centers for persons displaced by force and the refugees in Tskhinval and was later expanded to rural areas.
She noted that the program participants are selected on the basis of vulnerability criteria.