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Nicaragua - the path to freedom

19/07/2019 - 19:18

July 19 The Republic of Nicaragua celebrates a public holiday - the Day of Revolution, or the Day of Freedom. A delegation of South Ossetia headed by President Anatoly Bibilov is participating in the festivities.

For the people of South Ossetia, this distant country has become close. The second state in the world, which recognized the independence of our country after Russia. A republic that has passed the path of struggle and courage on the path to freedom and independence.

Peacekeepers Have Brought Peace and Hope: Peacekeeper's Day Is being Celebrated in South Ossetia

12/07/2019 - 18:56

Wreaths and flowers were laid to Stela in memory of the fallen peacekeepers in South Ossetia

“The end of the 80s - the beginning of the 90s were difficult years, a difficult time for the entire South Ossetian people,” said Philip Khachirov, commander of the battalion of the Joint Order and Peace Forces for the South Ossetian part, opening a rally dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the deployment of peacekeeping forces in South Ossetia.

We will not dig a grave for ourselves: 13 Communards have been honored in South Ossetia

20/06/2019 - 18:15

Danil Valiev, Nikolay Valiev, Kishil Tskhovrebov, Nikolay Kotolov, Andrey Dzhioev, Pashka Khodov, Sosko Gobozov, Ivan Tedeev, Totr Tskhovrebov, Butu Dzeranov, Rezo Gigolaev, Sasha Gigolaev, Gigo Kumaritov. These are the names of 13 Communards who were shot in 1920. Their memory was honored at the Zguder cemetery, where a memorial monument to the heroes of the Communards is installed.

    This day in history: exactly a year ago, Syria recognized the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia

29/05/2019 - 16:48

On May 29, 2018, the Syrian Arab Republic and the Republic of South Ossetia agreed on mutual recognition and establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries at the embassy level.

The signed communiqué noted that the two countries were striving "towards the establishment and development of full-scale political, economic and cultural cooperation." It is emphasized that the actions of the countries will comply with the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of April 18, 1961 and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations of April 23, 1963.

28 years of the Tsinagar tragedy: Remembering each victim is our duty

28/04/2019 - 21:53

In the village of Tsinagar, Leningor District of South Ossetia, the victims of the Georgian aggression were commemorated on Sunday. On April 28, 1991, seven residents of Tsinagar, defending their native village, were brutally murdered by Georgian militants.

Prime Minister Erik Pukhaev expressed his attitude towards the memorable date, noting that the history of South Ossetia is full of dramatic upheavals and experiences that we must always remember.

Leonid Tibilov met with a delegation of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

09/04/2016 - 19:19

South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov has met with a delegation of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, arrived in the Republic to participate in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Parliament of South Ossetia.

The delegation has included the head of the parliamentary faction "Rodina" of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arthur Tovmasyan, the Secretary-General of the Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Simon Afiyan. The meeting was also attended by deputies of the Parliament of South Ossetia.

Leonid Tibilov welcomed the guests and expressed condolences to the families and friends of those killed as a result of hostilities on the territory of the Republic.

"What is happening in Nagorno-Karabakh, South Ossetia's people met with great grief, as our countries adhere to the principles of peaceful conflict resolution, - the president said. -All over the world must be understood that when the Republic has endured for decades an independent life, then this must be considered. However, there are forces that do not want to deviate from their own personal principles, triggered double standards and this is the moment we need to be together. "

Leonid Tibilov has expressed hope that the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh will soon be settled.

The Secretary-General Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Simon Afiyan thanked Leonid Tibilov for the support.

"I am proud that our circle of friends is expanding in Ossetia - Afiyan said. - We are moved by the reaction of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Ossetia, as well as all those who responded to our distress and supported us. "

According to Semen Afiyan, the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh is similar to the events of August 2008 in South Ossetia.

"We have chosen our future, and we will adhere to our principles, despite the difficulties," - he stressed.

Leonid Tibilov has awarded Semen Afiyan and Arthur Tovmasyan the medals "In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Republic of South Ossetia".

Following the results of the 2001 referendum by an absolute majority the draft Constitution has been adopted, - Murat Dzhioev

08/04/2016 - 23:32

Republic of South Ossetia was proclaimed on September 20, 1990, after which began the formation of the bodies of the state power in our Republic, said Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy for post-conflict settlement Murat Dzhioev, commenting on the importance of the Basic Law in the life of the state.

"One of the most important steps in this regard was the adoption of the Constitution of our country - said Dzhioev. - The first Constitution of the Republic of South Ossetia adopted November 2, 1993 at the first session of the first parliament, which was then called the Supreme Council of the Republic of South Ossetia ".

According to Dzhioev, Constitutional Commission was established before the adoption of the Constitution of South Ossetia.

"MPs unanimously adopted the Constitution - said Dzhioev. - It is very remarkable that each deputy fixed his signature on the Constitution.

But it was the constitution of the parliamentary state, that is, then the supreme authority was the Supreme Council of the Republic of South Ossetia. In 1996 the Republic of South Ossetia became a presidential republic. That is, the Constitution was amended, and in accordance with the amendments, the presidential elections were held in South Ossetia in 1996".

Dzhioev has noted that by 2001, many amendments were introduced into the Constitution, and in fact there was a question about the necessity of its radical changing, in order to fully meet the requirements and interests of the then period of the formation of the state.

"By the Decree of the President was established the Constitutional Commission, which worked for a few months and introduced constitutional alterations,- said Dzhioev.- And when the Constitutional Commission finished its work, the Parliament made a decision to hold a referendum, so that the Constitution to be adopted nationally. "

The Envoy has noted that by 2001, people of South Ossetia were experienced in holding referendums.

"We had already held several referendums - said Dzhioev.- In particular, on March 17, 1991, we took part in the all-Union referendum on preserving the USSR. Then the majority of participants of the referendum voted for preservation of the USSR. January 19, 1992, we held a referendum on the independence of South Ossetia and its reunification with the Russian Federation. "

According to Dzhioev, holding the referendum on the new Constitution of the Republic of South Ossetia was entrusted to the Central Election Commission, headed by himself.

"In accordance with the law on the referendum, the Central Election Commission carried out a proper job, that is, were formed, the polls, the corresponding work on the compilation of voter lists was carried out, - he said Dzhioev.- Constitutional Commission issued a draft Constitution for national discussion. The draft Constitution was published in the media, and each voter had the opportunity to review it in advance. "

Dzhioev has stressed that there were some antagonisms while developing of the draft Constitution.

"In particular, I remember that it caused great controversy the issue of residency requirements for those who can run for president and the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia - said Dzhioev.- Nevertheless, the Central Election Commission conducted all the necessary preparatory work for a referendum, which took place on April 8, 2001.

The Envoy has noted that almost 70% of voters participated in the referendum.

"I remember, the referendum was very active, with great enthusiasm of the people, - said Dzhioev. - And following the results of the referendum, by an absolute majority of votes the draft Constitution was adopted. And since that time it came into effect the new Constitution of the Republic of South Ossetia, which was in full compliance with the spirit of that time, reflecting the political reality in the Republic. "

Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy has stressed that the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of South Ossetia was an important step in the formation of the South Ossetian state.

"And the fact that the Constitution was adopted nationwide is the evidence of the great state culture of the people of South Ossetia - added Dzhioev.- Our people once again demonstrated that they could form their own national state. 15 years have passed since that time and I want to congratulate all the people of South Ossetia on this remarkable date, all the more so since 2008 we live in a recognized state- the Republic of South Ossetia".

We resort to our Constitution, as to the Scripture - the State Adviser to the President of South Ossetia Konstantin Kochiev

08/04/2016 - 22:36

15th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of South Ossetia is a remarkable date - said the State Councilor to the President of the RSO Konstantin Kochiev during a round table in Tskhinval, timed to the celebration of the Constitution Day.

"15 years allow us to estimate what we have got since the adoption of our Constitution, how the document was relevant to the needs of our nation, our state, to understand, how and where we are moving, and how today there is a need for correction of our Basic Law, - Kochiev said.

According to him, "history has shown that it is possible to live under the Constitution, or without it."

"South Ossetia, in principle, is a young country, but has very deep historical roots of the statehood - said the State Councilor. - Today we are actually reviving our statehood after more than 600 years. And to have such a powerful legal system core, as the Constitution, is very useful for the development of the country. In all cases, we resort to our Constitution, as to the Scripture. It has answers to many questions that arise during our life, the state building. We can find answers to almost all questions in this small book. "

Kochiev has noted that the Constitution of the Republic was originally developed as the Constitution of a sovereign state.

"There are designated almost all the criteria of a sovereign state in the Constitution, provided by the international law", - said the state adviser.

According to Kochiev, the attitude to the Constitution should be careful.

"26 amendments have been introduced into the Constitution of South Ossetia. Probably, the number of amendments to it will be multiplied - Kochiev said. - Sometimes amendments are dictated by the current political conjuncture, which is not very good. After a while, re-reading the Constitution, our citizens wonder at the introduced amendments. Maybe, we should think about the introduction of the new rules, according to which the proposed amendments to the Constitution will come into effect only after some time. This would be some kind of guarantee for the Constitution, the guarantee, that it will not be changed, depending on the mood somebody is in."

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