Archive - 25/5/2009


Mon, 25/05/2009 - 14:24

Press-Release on RSO Parliament Election

On 31 May 2009, 5th Parliament Election will be held in South Ossetia. The election will be conducted according to proportionate system. Four political parties will participate:
- Communist Party of the RSO, ChairmanStanislav Yakovlevish Kochiev, 23 nominees in the party list;
- The Republican Party "Edinstvo", Chairman Zurab Revazovich Kokoev, 34 nominees in the party list;
- "Narodnaya Partia" (People's Party"), Chairman Kazimir Kazbekovich Pliev, 26 nominees in the party list;
- Republican Socialist Party “Fydybasta” (Motherland), Chairman Vyacheslav Fedorovich Gobozov, 10 nominees on the party list.

Mon, 25/05/2009 - 14:14

Statement of the Association of Journalists of South Ossetia

South Ossetia is expecting the election to the main legislative body of the Republic to take place for the fifth time. The fact that the election to the Parliament will be held with the obtained status of a recognized state attaches special meaning to the upcoming plebiscite. Significant interest towards our election persists among the international community. According to information of the Ministry of Press and Media, 100 journalists from Russia, far and near aboard are expected to arrive in South Ossetia.
As it is known, journalists of two Georgian TV-channels "Rustavi-2" and "Imedi" are arriving through Russia to South Ossetia to cover the election. The Association of Journalists of South Ossetia is expressing its categorical protest against the presence of Georgian journalists on the territory of the Republic of South Ossetia and is demanding from relevant structures for official prohibition for RSO state border crossing by Georgian media representatives.