Archive - 4/8/2009


Tue, 04/08/2009 - 13:52

RSO Government session

The RSO President Eduard Kokoity held a session with the members of the RSO Government, heads of governmental agencies and committees to discuss issues related to security, environment, pricing, etc.
The session was opened with the report of the RSO power structures' representatives. It was stressed that from now on the Russian military base contingent deployed on the territory of South Ossetia will be implementing security arrangements in relation to the upcoming 1st anniversary of the Georgian aggression. These measures will include military training on the territory of South Ossetia.

Tue, 04/08/2009 - 13:51

Ossetian village of Ortev came under mortar fire

Another provocation took place at the Georgian'Ossetian borderline. The village of Ortev, Tskhinval region of South Ossetia, came under. At 2205 hrs, on 2 August, three mortart shots were made from the Georgian village of Plavi, 1 km from Ortev, in the area adjacent to the borderline. One of the shells exploded in the outskirts of the village, reported the South Ossetian Ministry for Defense.
"The South Ossetian side did not respond to the provocation and did not open fire", underscored the report.
According to the SO Defense Ministry, no destruction or casualties were reported. "An investigation crew of the RSO law enforcement bodies will arrive on the spot in the morning on 4 August to check the situation on the ground and record the findings", said the report.
This has been the third mortar-shelling trough the last few days.

Tue, 04/08/2009 - 13:49

Russian border-guards did not deploy a checkpoint in the village of Kveshi

The Russian border-guards denounced the information on a check-point deployed in the area of Kveshi village, Gori district of Georgia. As reported by the RF FSB Border-Guard Department in South Ossetia, the Russian side took no actions in the area of Kveshi village.
"The Russian border-guards did not deploy any checkpoints in this area", reads the report of the RF FSB Border-guard Department in South Ossetia.

Tue, 04/08/2009 - 13:17

The RSO Parliament Members are assessing the problems in the borderline areas of South Ossetia

South Ossetian Parliament members are closely following the settlement of the problems faced by the population in borderline areas of the Republic. The Chairman of the Parliament Committee for youth, sports and tourism Kazimir Pliev and the Chairman of the Committee for healthcare and social welfare Alexander Pliev visited Djava district villages. The MPs delivered humanitarian aid to the population in the villages of Sinagur, Tedelet and Djalabet.
"We are doing our best to provide help to residents of the republic. It is crucially important that each and everyone in the republic realizes that he or she is not left alone to face the problems", said Pliev. The South Ossetian MPs had also a meeting with the residents of the village of Sinagur to discuss the the existing problems.