Archive - 29/8/2019

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 11:46

Residents of the village of Tsnelis in South Ossetia are "trapped"

Under the scorching August sun in the middle of the dusty road of Tsnelis village, there is a crowd of people. South Ossetian servicemen, journalists and local residents are looking towards the hill from where the Georgian flag is fluttering through the dense thickets of bushes. A couple of days ago, Georgian security forces put up a checkpoint in the South Ossetian territory. Now the height above the Yugostalk plant (formerly Gruztalk) is occupied by them.

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 10:34

There is no need to talk about some kind of peaceful return of South Ossetia to Georgia, - the State Duma deputy

Yelena Panina, a deputy of the “United Russia“ faction, a member of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs, commenting on the “Duma TV“ information that Georgian police erected a checkpoint on the territory of South Ossetia near the village of Tsnelis, said that South Ossetia had always been an independent state, and provocations from Tbilisi should be treated calmly.

“There is no need to talk about some kind of peaceful return of South Ossetia to Georgia, especially after the tragic events of 2008,” said Elena Panina.

The situation on the border between South Ossetia and Georgia is on the agenda of the meeting in the IPRM format

On Thursday morning, in the Georgian village of Ergneti, bordering South Ossetia, will be held a meeting in the format of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanisms (IPRM).

As reported to IA "Res" by Presidential Envoy for post-conflict settlement Murat Dzhioev, the South Ossetian party will strongly demand the immediate withdrawal of all Georgian armed forces from the border territory and the cessation of illegal construction works, this issue is on the agenda.