Archive - 5/2009


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.”

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 15:07

Report by the RSO Prosecutor General’s Office

On 30 May 2009, at approximately 11 a.m., the RF citizen Evgeni Nikolaevich Lukinov, 1978, inhabitant of Stavropol krai, has been brought to the resuscitation department of the Republican Hospital of the RSO with no sign of life. The Hospital doctors certified death.
According to preliminary findings, on 30 May morning, Lukinov fainted while he was taking bath at the rented apartment in Djabiev street. The primary examination showed no signs of a violent death.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 15:03

Central Election Commissions of South Ossetia and Transdnestria signed an agreement on cooperation

An agreement on cooperation between the Central Election Commissions of South Ossetia and Transdnestria was signed in Tskhinval. The signing ceremony took place at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the RSO. For the South Ossetian side, the agreement on cooperation was signed by the CEC Chairperson Bella Plieva, for the Transdnestrian side – her colleagues Petr Denisenko.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 14:54

The President of the RSO received a delegation from Nagorny Karabakh

A delegation from Nagorny Karabakh arrived in South Ossetia as international observers for the RSO Parliamentary election. The RSO President Eduard Kokoity received the delegation headed by Nagorny Karabakh Parliament MP Rudik Martirosyan. .
“We are sure that the election will be held at high level and the Ossetian people will make their choice and cast their votes. I believe you will be witnesses of this grandiose event extremely important for our state, since this is the first election in the internationally recognized state”, said Eduard Kokoity.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 14:30

Eduard Kokoity cast his vote at the polling station at School №5

The RSO President Eduard Kokoity cast his vote at polling station №10 in School №5 where the memorial cemetery of victims of Georgian aggression is located.
Having voted, the President talked to journalists and answered their questions.
Eduard Kokoity stated that “this is an important event, since this is the first election in the recognized state. Today, the election is another test of maturity and sustainability of our democracy. This is a big holiday for the people of the Republic of South Ossetia”.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 14:29

Georgian authorities prevent the RSO population from voting

Tbilisi is making attempts to hinder the Parliamentary election in South Ossetia. Being unable to influence the free will of the Ossetian people, the Georgian authorities is doing everything to complicate the access of the population to the polling stations.
According to the reports of the head of Leningor district A. Margiev, today since early morning the Georgian authorities blocked the South Ossetian-Georgian border and are not allowing South Ossetian citizens to enter the territory of the RSO to participate in the election.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 14:27

6 Polling Stations in North Ossetia are open from 8 a.m. for South Ossetia’s Parliamentary Election

“The voting to South Ossetian Parliament on the territory of North Ossetia is ongoing smoothly. At each of the polling station, representatives of the four political parties are present. Security is maintained, the attendance is quite high since morning, “ reported the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of North Ossetia Konstantin Kadiev.
He noted that he acts as an international observer at the polling station No. 90 located at Gorski Agrarian University.

Sun, 31/05/2009 - 14:25

First Parliamentary Election Results Voiced in Tskhinval

Bela Plieva, the CEC Chairperson voiced the information on attendance at the polling stations in South Ossetia and abroad.
According to her, “1692 electors cast their votes at the polling stations abroad and in Djava district (about 40% of voters) 14,8 % of electorate attended the election in Znaur district, in Leningor district – 17,62 %, and 19,56 % in Tskhinval district. In the city of Tskhinval 13,06 % of voters attended the election. This is data available by 10 a.m. 31 May”, said Bella Plieva.