Archive - 22/6/2009


Mon, 22/06/2009 - 14:10

Communist Party Leader Elected as Parliament Speaker

The leader of the Communist Party Stanislav Kochiev was elected as the Parliament Sepcaker. Through a secret ballot, 22 MPs out 34 voted for him, 12 – against. Kochiev’s candidature was proposed by the RSO President Eduard Kokoity after consultation held with representatives of all political parties forming the Parliament.
Stanislav Yakovlevich Kochiev was born 7 April, 1954 in Kurta, Tskhinval district. Having graduated from Tskhinval School #6, he entered English and History Faculty at the South Ossetian State Pedagogic Institute. Upon graduation, he started teaching. Since 1978 until now, he has been teaching the History of Russia at the South Ossetian state University.
In 199, he entered the Baku Institute of Political Science and Sociology, which he graduated from in 1994.

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 14:09

Program for Repatriation, Refugees and Displaced Persons adopted in South Ossetia

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of South Ossetia elaborated the State Program on repatriation, refugee and displaced persons. The Program was adopted at the RSO Government Presidium. As the Health Minister Nugzar Gabaraev noted, the number of refugees from Georgia in South Ossetia is currently 4,500 persons, in North Ossetia this number reaches more than 13,000 persons.
The program for resettlement of these families should envisage all kinds of assistance. There is also a possibility to engage international agencies. All those who could be a part to this program require the unconditional participation of South Ossetia”, said Gabaraev.

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 14:07

The RSO Government Presidium Session

The President of the Republic of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity held a session of the RSO Government Presidium. 27 issues were on the agenda added with 5 more questions. The discussion on some issues was postponed, the rest were discussed and decided by the Presidium.
The first issue on the agenda was about the fees for water supply to Georgia. After a long discussion, it was decided that the issue needed further elaboration. It was noted that after the final fee is fixed for water supply, the leadership of the Republic would any time cut of the supply to Georgia if the Georgian side refuses to sign a corresponding agreement and does not pay according to fixed fees.