Mon, 27/07/2009 - 10:49

The RSO Foreign Minister Murat Djioev comments on the provisions for Russian-Ossetian border crossing

Trips of the Russian Federation citizens, other CIS participating states and Abkhazia to South Osseti are possible through the border check-point in Nizhni Zaramag at the Russian-South Ossetian borderline. Citizens of third countries for entering the territory of South Ossetia from Russia should have a multiple entry visa of the RF to be able to return to their place of residence through Russian territory. The Republic of South Ossetia is a sovereign state, a recognized state seeking for establishing equal and friendly relations with all states and develop mutually beneficial cooperation.

Mon, 27/07/2009 - 10:48

Psychologists from North Ossetia assist the population of South Ossetia

Psychologists from the Republican Center for Medical and Social Assistance of North Ossetia-Alania are providing psychological assistance to residents of South Ossetia. The psychologists are working in South Ossetia upon the invitation from the Foundation “Goryanka”, reported a representative of the Center, psychologist Umar Khugaev.
”We are having many visitors with problems related to consequences of the Georgian aggression. Depending on the problem, which a client comes with, we elaborate an individual methodology”, says Khugaev.

Mon, 27/07/2009 - 10:46

Boris Chochiev: "Neither the EU monitors nor Western observers were and will be conducting their monitoring in South Ossetia"

“Deployment of US. observers on the Georgian territory adjacent to South Ossetia and Abkhazia will contradict the Medvedev-Sarkozy agreements”, said the Post-Conflict Settlement Special Representative Boris Chochiev, commenting on the official appeal of Georgian authorities to the US. leadership requesting for deployment of Western observers for military monitoring of the territory of Georgia adjacent to South Ossetia and Abkhazia
”In accordance with the Medvedev-Sarkozy agreements, only 200 EU observers have the right for military monitoring on the territories of Georgia adjacent to South Ossetia and Abkhazia”, said the Special Representative.

Mon, 20/07/2009 - 16:09

Dmitry Medvedev: We have a wide range of projects on rehabilitation of economy in South Ossetia

The President of the Republic of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity during his meeting with the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev expressed his gratitude for recognition of South Ossetia. “We are happy to welcome you in South Ossetia. The people of the Republic of South Ossetia is grateful for the recognition of our state. Today, there is a big holiday in South Ossetia”, stated Eduard Kokoity.
In return, the President of Russia expressed his gratitude for being invited to visit South Ossetia. “Thank you very much for your invitation to visit the new state – South Ossetia, which emerged owing to difficult, dramatic events through which the Russian people offered their support to South Ossetia. I do believe that today’s short, first working visit by the President of the Russian Federation will set the ground for various contacts and friendly relations”, stated the Russian President.
“Our states both have a glorious past and solid legal basis. I mean the negotiations being held with the Russian Federation. We have a wide range of projects aimed at rehabilitation of economy in South Ossetia and the social sector here. We will definitely implement many activities. You will show us what is needed. We have the necessity to maintain our cooperation in defense sphere. We have a corresponding treaty. Therefore I think that throughout our today’s discussions we will focus on development of our relations. Thank you for your invitation”, said Dmitry Medvedev.
After the meeting, the Russian President went to greet the city residents who gathered at the central square.

Mon, 20/07/2009 - 16:07

Dmitry Medvedev visited the Russian Military Base in South Ossetia

The Presidents of the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Ossetia Dmitry Medvedev and Eduard Kokoity accompanied by the Minister of Defense of the RF Anatoly Serdyukov and the RSO Minister of Defense Yury Tanaev visited the RF Defense Ministry Forth Military Base located in Tskhinval. The Chief of the North Caucasus Command Sergey Makarov reported to the RF President on the situation at the Base and the tasks implemented by the Base troops.
The Chief Commander noted that the Staff is fully manned. Then majority of officers have a combat experience obtained in conflict regions. “Currently, this Base is ready to fulfill all its tasks”, underlined Makarov.
Dmitry Medvedev and Eduard Kokoity saw the armored vehicles park, the barracks and the mess.
The visit of the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev to South Ossetia has finished.

Mon, 20/07/2009 - 16:03

Dmitry Medvedev arrived in South Ossetia

The President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev arrived South Ossetia. Upon arrival in Tskhinval, he was welcomed by the RSO President Eduard Kokoity, members of the South Ossetian Governments. Inhabitants of Tskhinval gathered at the central square of the city to greet the Russian President with prolonged applause.
A meeting between the two Presidents was held afterwards.

Mon, 20/07/2009 - 16:01

The RSO MFA News Release in relation to the visit of the Russian Federation President ot South Ossetia

On 13 July 2009, the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev was paying a visit to South Ossetia. He arrived with his first working visit in Tskhinval upon the invitation of the RSO President Eduard Kokoity.
A meeting between the RF President Dmitry Medvedev and RSO President Eduard Kokoity was held. During the meeting which was held in friendly and constructive atmosphere, issues related to further development of relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Ossetia, reconstruction of South Ossetia after the armed aggression of Georgia and perspectives for inter-governmental cooperation in various sectors were discussed.

Mon, 20/07/2009 - 15:58

Eduard Kokoity: Our people will always remember the great mission fulfilled by the Russian Federation

Russia is building up sold relationships with our state, and this proves that it fully implements its commitments, stated the RSO President Eduard Kokoity commenting to media the results of his meeting with the President of the Russian Federation Dmitri Medvedev.
According ot him, the two presidents had discussed a wide range of issues. “Dmitry Anatolievich showed his understanding and support to the actions taken by the leadership of South Ossetia with the fact that the reconstruction of private housing is a top priority for us. We expect signing about 30 project agreements with the Russian Federation. All these processes with reconstruction of South Ossetia will be intensified and many problems which we encountered will be settled more rapidly. I woul like to stress that there is full mutual understanding and support”, said the RSO President.

Mon, 20/07/2009 - 15:58

Eduard Kokoity: Our people will always remember the great mission fulfilled by the Russian Federation

Russia is building up sold relationships with our state, and this proves that it fully implements its commitments, stated the RSO President Eduard Kokoity commenting to media the results of his meeting with the President of the Russian Federation Dmitri Medvedev.
According ot him, the two presidents had discussed a wide range of issues. “Dmitry Anatolievich showed his understanding and support to the actions taken by the leadership of South Ossetia with the fact that the reconstruction of private housing is a top priority for us. We expect signing about 30 project agreements with the Russian Federation. All these processes with reconstruction of South Ossetia will be intensified and many problems which we encountered will be settled more rapidly. I woul like to stress that there is full mutual understanding and support”, said the RSO President.

Mon, 20/07/2009 - 15:56

The RSO Minister for Foreign Affairs Murat Djioev comments on the 13 July working visit of the RF President Dmitry Medvedev to the Republic of South Ossetia

Russia saved the people of South Ossetia from extermination during Georgia’s aggression in August 2008. Russia recognized the Republic of South Ossetia, established diplomatic relations, concluded a treaty of friendship and cooperation and is providing assistance in social and economic revival and maintenance of security after the 20 years of permanent aggression of Georgia against South Ossetia. The first working visit of the Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev to the Republic of South Ossetia speaks for the fact that Russia will further on develop the friendly relations with our young state, implement joint projects in various sectors to the benefit of the people and to support peace in the Caucasus.

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