Mon, 15/06/2009 - 18:53

Representatives of South Ossetia to participate in the Second Conference of the Geneva Call

The Second Conference of signatories to the "Act of Commitments to Observe Total Ban on Anti-Personal Mines and Cooperation in Mine Actions" proposed by Geneva Call will be held in Geneva 17-19 June. As the RSO Human Right Commissioner David Sanakoev to represent the South Ossetian side at the Conference told IA RES, the meeting aims at gathering together the signatories to the Act, as well as the sides, which did not sign it, but with which the Geneva call maintains a dialogue.

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 18:50

New round of Geneva discussions ahead

On 16 June, a delegation of representatives of the EU, OSCE and UN will arrive in SOuth Ossetia. The delegation includes the Special Representative of the OSCE Greek Chairmanship Christopoulos Charalampos, UN SG Special Representative Johann Verbeke and EU Envoy Pierre Morel and other representatives of these organizations.

Thu, 11/06/2009 - 12:36

South Ossetia will not participate in the meeting of the working groups within the frames of Geneva discussions

A meeting between the relatives of the South Ossetians abducted by the Georgian special services wit the representatives of the EU was held in the Georgian village of Ergneti, reported the Deputy Special Representative for Post-Conflict Settlement Merab Chigoev. According to him, the relatives have transmitted additional information about the fate and location of the abducted persons.

Thu, 11/06/2009 - 12:35

Defense Ministry of the RSO deploys a new check-point in the village of Karzman in Djava district

The defense structures of the RSO have deployed a new checkpoint in the village of Karzman in Djava district, near the checkpoint of the Russian troops, stated the RSO Defense Minister Yuri Tanaev.
According to him, before “our checkpoint has been deployed, representatives of law enforcement bodies and government employees of Georgia could freely pass through this checkpoint and move along the territory of South Ossetia”. “In the valley of the Kverila river, these are Ossetian villages of Karzman and Tbet, there was chestnut timber poaching, South Ossetia’s property was looted free of any duties and then sold to Turkey. In Soviat times chestnut was included into the Red Book of rare species.

Sat, 06/06/2009 - 16:49

Independent Mission of European Union is working in South Ossetia

South Ossetian side referred to the European Union delegation the information about Georgian aggression and violations on Medvedev - Sarcosy agreement that are regularly happened at the South Ossetian board territory.
The plenipotentiary representative of South Ossetian President on the conflict questions settlement Boris Chochiev declared in his speech that there is no doubt Georgia was the aggressor in august 2008, on the summit meeting with the members of International Mission of European Union which is holding an inquiry of august events.
«Today nobody doubts that Georgia was the aggressor in august. This version was told during the Geneva disscussions. And it was recognized by Georgian nation too», - noticed Chochiev.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 18:57

A press-conference of the Central Election Commission held at the CEC Informational Center “Parliamentary Election 2009”

A press-conference of the RSO Central Election Commission (CEC) member Christina Avlokhova was held at the CEC Informational Center “Parliamentary Election 2009” to focus on “hotline” work. The hotline was established to ensure that every citizens, every observer or journalist might receive information about the election participants, location of polling stations, voting procedure, and other issues related to election legislature.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 18:54

Georgia failed to hinder the election in Leningor district

Election in Leningor district are actively ongoing – this is how the Chair of Leningor district election commission Merab Khoziev evaluated the voting process there. “The situation in the district is stable. High attendance has been observed in the villages of Leningor and Tsinagar. This is happening despite the Georgian authorities’ efforts to hinder the election”, stated Merab Khoziev. He explained that at the moment 4 mini-vans with South Ossetian citizens are at the borderline; the Georgian authorities did not let them to cross the border to the territory of South Ossetia.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 15:09

Murat Djioev: “The most important for the people of our Republic was the recognition by the Russian Federation”

The Parliamentary Election in South Ossetia will be democratic, transparent and should become another positive message to international community that the RSO is a democratic state for a long time and that elections are held here at any level. This is a statement made y the RSO Foreign Minister Murat Djioeva at the press-conference at the Informational Center “Parliamentary Election 2009” in Tskhinval.
The Minister noted that so far, “72 international observers had been registered at the RSO CEC, out of which 10 are from far abroad.”