Archive - 25/2/2011


Fri, 25/02/2011 - 17:34

IA "RES" was approached by a farmer complaining about the regional officials

Heavy snowfalls affect the farmers of South Ossetia. IA "RES" was approached by the head of the farm-house "Afsati" in Tskhinval district, Fsati Khatsirti, who informed that the roof of his 28 cattle-heads' accommodating cattle-shed had collapsed under the pressure of snow bulk. However, the regional officials would not react to his appeal for assistance.
"By my own efforts I managed to build a temporary awning for them, so the cattle are not contained in the open. I asked the regional administration's agriculture department to help me draw up a report about the collapse of the roof of his cattle-shed, but they refused to comply with my request",- said Khatsirti.

Fri, 25/02/2011 - 13:58

Valery Yakhnovets: People of South Ossetia have to be confident, that one will defend them

Today in South Ossetia two holidays are celebrating at the same time: the Day of the Defender of the Fatherland and also the celebration of the eighteen years since the day of the creation of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of South Ossetia.
In his interview to the IA "Res" the Minister of Defense of RSO Valery Yakhnovets has told about the issues and tasks of the defense department, as well as about the plans of development of the Armed forces.

The formation of our Armed forces had a specific way, considering the situation, threatening for that moment. It` not easy for me to tell of the exact ways of that processes, I can judge about them only by the telling of people, but the fact is, that the Ministry of Defense was created in August 2008, and owing to its arrangement and readiness, made a contribution to the achievement of the victory.
However, during its 18-year existence the Ministry of Defense, in principle, did not create the corresponding infrastructures for the armed forces. That is to say, that there is no points of constant dislocation, corresponding to the charter of the barracks, parking zone and modern technology.

Fri, 25/02/2011 - 11:59

Kosta Dzugaev: Civil Society Is An Important Factor in the Life of the Republic

Public organizations played a significant role since the very declaration of the Republic of South Ossetia, said Kosta Dzugaev, the state advisor to the South Ossetian president, in his interview. "My generation", he reminded "very well remembers the activeness of NGOs in early 90s. Then, by mid-90s, new organizations were created and developed with the funding from Western partners.