Uastirdzhi – a patron Saint of working people

15/02/2020 - 17:12

A note from the Vladikavkaz newspaper "Kermen", No. 27, August 21, 1920. Published in translation from the Ossetian original.

One can’t count all the atrocities committed by the rulers of Georgia, attacking the South Ossetians. Nothing was missed from the crimes that occur on earth. Everything was tried on the unfortunate Ossetian people, even the churches were destroyed and burned.

Excerpts from the article in the newspaper “Struggle” About the Dzhava Congress of Representatives of South Ossetia

15/02/2020 - 14:34

Returning from the South Ossetian congress (Menshevik) Ramishvili shared his impressions.

May 27 morning with comrade Gagloev, representative of the Ossetian National Council, I went to the congress of representatives of the Ossetian people of Transcaucasia.

In Gori, we arranged a brief exchange of views with representatives of a local organization ...

Then we went to the village of Dzhava-to the place of the congress. Other delegates from Tiflis also came with us ... We had to spend the night in Tskhinval.

Resolution of the Transcaucasian government on renaming the township of Tskhinval into a city with the introduction of a town status

14/02/2020 - 11:18

Having heard the report of the Interior Minister on the question of transforming the township of Tskhinval, Gori district, Tiflis province, into a town with the introduction of a town status , and sharing the opinion of the Minister of Internal Affairs on this subject presented in the report, the Transcaucasian government recognized the need to satisfy the petition of residents of Tskhinval.

II. Transform the township of Tskhinval into a town with the introduction of a town status on the following grounds.

From a report in the newspaper "Struggle" about the rout of the Menshevik detachments in Tskhinval

13/02/2020 - 19:44

Weapon volleys struck, bullets whistled, and Sandro Ketskhoveli fell to the ground as a lifeless corpse. George Machabeli gave orders to the guards who took positions. He stood openly in the middle of the street, waiting for any minute for help from Gori according to the agreed sign (this sign should have been a wire break), but the wires were broken and help did not come. He was losing hope. Then suddenly the red banner appeared, followed by the people.

From a statement by representatives of South Ossetia submitted to the Presidium of the Congress of East Peoples in Baku. - September 5, 1920

13/02/2020 - 19:39

<...> Having concluded peace with Azerbaijan in June this year, the Menshevik government sent all its forces to South Ossetia <...>

On the heights of Tskhinval, an unequal battle ensued, as a result of which the red rebels of South Ossetia, having spent their ammunition, having no food or assistance from anywhere, with their families under the pressure of superior enemy forces, were forced to withdraw the front and retreat to the Terek region.

Six gorges: Dzhava, Roksky, Kesheltskoe, Belotsky, Kornissky and Tsono-Kudarsky suffered a terrible defeat.

Order No. 147 of the Kornis Executive Committee of the Council of Peasant Deputies on the dismissal of Priest Kokoev

13/02/2020 - 18:42

To former priest of the Kornis parish A. Kokoev. According to the decision of the Council of Peasant Deputies, you are considered to have been dismissed from January 1, 1918, and at the same time fined a thousand rubles for embezzlement of public money, and therefore again I ask, firstly, to release now the premises and, secondly, to hand over the fine to a policeman Sandro Tedeev. Otherwise, decisive and final measures will be taken for the non-receipt of money, and non-release of the premises.

Chairman of the Kornis Peasant Council V. Khasiev.

A letter of the South Ossetian district Committee of the RCP (b) to the Terek Regional Revkom. - July 2, 1920

13/02/2020 - 16:39

As a result of the uprising in South Ossetia, tens of thousands of refugees crossed the Main Caucasian Range and entered the Terek region, where they experience all kinds of disasters. The refugee movement was caused by the fact that the troops of the Georgian government, after the retreat of the red rebels, exterminated the civilian population and set fire to all villages.