New Book on South Ossetian Genocide Was Published

27/01/2009 - 16:57

A new book titled "The Tragedy of South Ossetia: A Limitless Genocide" has been published in South Ossetia. The author of the book is Alexei Margiev an well-known gatherer of information on South Ossetia"s contemporary history.

«Russia Today» opens an office in Tskhinval

27/01/2009 - 16:55

TV Channel «Russia Today» opens an office in South Ossetia to be based in the capital of SO - Tskhinval.
Naida Aziziva, «RT» correspondent told the IA RES about the future work.

Press Release of Ministry for Foreign Affairs of RSO. Gas supply to South Ossetia through Georgia resumed

26/01/2009 - 18:14

On 23 January, after a six-month suspension, the supply of Russian gas to South Ossetia through Georgia resumed. The authorities of the Republic of South Ossetia confirmed that the Agara-Tskhinval gas pipeline started working in its routine regime. Under grave winter conditions, when rehabilitation works are ongoing in South Ossetia to reconstruct social and economic infrastructure ruined during the August 2008 hostilities, the population of the Republic critically need energy supply from Russia.

Memorandum of Understanding between the MFA of the RSO and the MFA of RF on cooperation in international relations

24/01/2009 - 12:37

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (hereafter, the "Sides"), based upon the Agreement on friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation of 17 September 2008, agreed on the following:
1. The Parties shall strive for mutually beneficial relations in different spheres of international cooperation.

Yuri Dzidtsoity: «Life realities had shown how right our decisions and actions were»

19/01/2009 - 11:36

On 19 January 1992, the Referendum of the Republic of South Ossetia on independence and unfification with Russia had shown «the legal validity of democratic changes implemented by thge Republic"s Supreme Soviet and Government based on strict adherence to norms of international law and frames for managing national and political tasks» (extract from the Statement of the RSO Central Election Commission).

Yuri Dzitsoity, Vice-Speaker of the RSO Parliament: We are celebrating the 17th Anniversary of the Referendum already in a recognized state. We should bear in mind that this Referendum was held right after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in full accordance with adopted Soviet Union Law on «Procedure for secession of Union Republics», which envisaged referendum in the breakaway Republic. It is worth mentioning that the Law provided procedures for the case when the Republic had its autonomous entities.

Meeting Between Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Ossetia is to be held 20 January

19/01/2009 - 11:33

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of RSO Murat Djioev is meeting with the RF Foreigm Minister Sergei Lavrov Tuesday, 20 January. «RSO Foreign Minister Murat Djioev is having a formal working meeting with Foreign Minister of the RF Sergei Lavrov. The South Ossetian delegation also includes Special Representative of the RSO President on post-conflict issues Boris Chochiev», said Deputy Foreign Minister Alan Pliev.

OSCE and EU should admit their responsibility for the events of August 2008

16/01/2009 - 15:47

«Taking into consideration the biased approach, mistakes and even negligence committed by OSCE representatives, we feel no particular confidence in this international organization», stated the President of RSO Eduard Kokoity at 14 January press-conference summing up the results of the Y2008. «The OSCE showed its activeness and initiative to help us in resuming gas supply to the Republic. If they manage to solve the problem, we would appreciate it. Therefore, if the OSCE have understood their mistakes and negligence, we should continue our contacts with them.

Murat Djioev: "The Georgian armed forces trained and equipment particularly by the United States were among those participating in the aggression against South Ossetia"

16/01/2009 - 15:43

«The Georgian authorities had received and are receiving substantial support from the United States, including assistance weapons and trainings provided to the Georgian armed forces to increase their military capacities», stated the RSO Foreign Minister commenting on the signing of the Georgian-U.S. Charter on Strategic Partnership.