Август 2008. Как это было.

Unhealed wounds of Nikolai Gagloyev: the war 08.08.08. through the eyes of the defender of South Ossetia

06/08/2020 - 11:49

In 2008, Nikolai Gagloyev was 24 years old, his brother Andrey was 23, and the third brother was three years younger, but was always with them. Back in 2004, the three of them had to defend their homeland. This is the fate of several generations - to become very young warriors.

“We did not let our younger brother into combat positions, he was still too young. But every time he secretly made his way and stood with us,” Nikolai recalls.

Fear recedes when people need to be rescued: Ambulance doctor on the service in August 2008

05/08/2020 - 16:58

In the first week of the war in August 2008, ambulance brigades patrolling the streets of the capital, looking for the wounded, said Emzar Kulumbegov, Deputy Director of the South Ossetian Medical Center for Ambulance. Remembering those days is not easy for everyone.

As the head of the service told IA "Res", on the night of August 7-8, he was outside the ambulance building.

Chronicle of the Georgian aggression: August 5, 2008 (as reported by IA "Res")

05/08/2020 - 12:40

Shelling of the capital and districts of South Ossetia continues

08/05/2008 - 09:59

Over the past night, the Georgian side twice fired at the posts of law enforcement agencies of the Republic of South Ossetia. As IA "Res" was informed at the duty station of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, at 0:05 in the village of Ubiat, a post of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia was fired upon, and later that night a post in the village of Mugut was also fired upon..

08/05/2008 - 12:03

Chronicle of the Georgian aggression: August 4, 2008 (as "Res" wrote about)

04/08/2020 - 19:49

Georgia is waging a sniper war

08/04/2008 - 11:39

Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia: At night, sniper fire was observed at the posts of law enforcement agencies in the southern outskirts of Tskhinval. Around the entire perimeter of the Republic, there is still a concentration of Georgian armed formations, including one division of D-30 howitzers and two mortar batteries.

08/04/2008 - 12:14

Chronicle of Georgian aggression: August 2, 2008 (as reported by "Res")

02/08/2020 - 18:59

Chronicle of August 2008: How it was. August 2

03:38 - Shelling of the capital of the Republic of South Ossetia - Tskhinval resumed. Intense fire from automatic weapons and grenade launchers is being conducted on residential areas of the capital. The shelling is being conducted from the Georgian villages of Ergneti and Nikozi.

Chronicle of the Georgian aggression: August 1, 2008

01/08/2020 - 13:56

Chronicle of August 2008: How it was. August 1

18:00 - Urgent: The Georgian side began a sniper attack on the capital of South Ossetia - Tskhinval and Ossetian settlements from all directions.

New rubric: What the IA "Res" was writing about in 2008

21/07/2020 - 00:40

Dear readers! On the occasion of the next anniversary of Georgia's full-scale military aggression against the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation in August 2008, we are starting a new column "We were writing in 2008". It will remind readers of the hot pre-war political life of South Ossetia, the attempts of South Ossetia and Russia to prevent the war being prepared by Georgia.

Your "Res"


July 20, 2008

This day in history: August 12, 2008 - the day of the end of the war in South Ossetia

Здание разрушенного в дни августа 2008 года унивеситета
12/08/2019 - 12:54

August 2008 was extremely full of military and political events. It became a turning point in the further state system of Transcaucasia. The practice of international relations has allowed the two newly recognized states to appear on the world map - South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The leadership of Russia in making its decision to recognize their independence was guided by the will of the peoples, as well as the generally accepted norms of international and humanitarian law.

Georgian Aggression Chronicle: 8 August 2008

08/08/2010 - 14:59

00:06 – Heavy artillery shelling from the Georgian villages of Nikozi and Ergneti, as well as from the Georgian city of Gori, targeted at the capital city of the Republic of South Ossetia, Tskhinval, has begun. Ossetian villages of Dmenis, Sarabuk, Satikar, Tsunar, Khetagurovo, Velit, Mugut, Didmukha, Znaur, Galuanta and others are also under heavy shelling.
00:42 – Georgia has officially announced the war. The Commander of the Georgian peacekeepers Mamuka Kurashvili officially informs the Commander of the Joint Peacekeeping Forces (JPKF) in the conflict zone, Major-General Marat Kulakhmetov, that Georgia is starting its military operation in the zone of Georgian-Osseitan conflict to restore constitutional order in South Ossetia. He calls on the Russian peacekeepers deployed in the conflict zone not to interfere into the situation.