Archive - 2009


Tue, 06/10/2009 - 11:40

OSCE Special Representative will participate in the working groups’ meetings  

The OSCE Chairman-in-Office Special Representative, Co-Chair to the Geneva discussions Ambassador Christopoulos Charalampos visited South Ossetia. During this visit, Ambassador Christopoulos was received by the President’s Special Representative for Post-Conflict Settlement Boris Chochiev and RSO Foreign Minister Murat Djioev. During their meeting, the participants discussed the participation of the OSCE Special Representative Ambassdor Christopoulos in the meetings of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism Working Groups held along the area adjacent to the border with South Ossetia.

Tue, 06/10/2009 - 11:38

Georgian Armed Forces Continue Organizing Provocations in the Borderline Area

The Georgian side opened fire at the village of Disev of Tskhinval district, reported the press-service of the RSO Defense Ministry. “Georgian armed forces continue organizing provocations in the borderline area. At approximately 21:45, small arms fire was opened from the Georgian village of Mereti towards the village of Disev on the territory of South Ossetia”, says the press-service report.


Results of the Session of the Inter-Agency Commission in Tskhinval

The consequences of the Georgian aggression are still visible in South Ossetia, however, there are positive changes in the reconstruction process, the RF Deputy Minister for Economic Development Roman Panov told journalists after the sitting of the Inter-Agency Commission for reconstruction in South Ossetia (IAC) taking place on 30 September in Tskhinval. Together with the members of the IAC, the representatives of the RSO authorities, and the RSO President Eduard Kokoity participated in the sitting.

Fri, 02/10/2009 - 16:34

Eduard Kokoity met with the personnel of the Ossetian peacekeeping contingent

President of the Republic of South Ossetia met with the personnel of the dismissed Ossetian peacekeeping contingent, which used to be part of the Joint Peacekeeping Forces (JPKF). The peacekeepers addressed President with a request to facilitate the settlement of the problem with salary debts the amount of which had reached 80 million rubles. Eduard Kokoity promised to discuss this issue with the authorities of North Ossetia, responsible for funding the Ossetian peacekeeping battalion before the JPKF were dismissed, and also to raise the issue of funds allocation for the Ossetian peacekeepers at the Security Council in Moscow.


Tue, 29/09/2009 - 15:19

South Ossetian Delegation Participates in Conflict Management Trainings

South Ossetian delegation is participating in trainings on management of inter-ethnic conflict. The discussions are taking place in Chisinau, Tiraspol and Odessa from 19 to 27 September. It is planned that the first 5 days of the training will be held in Odessa, two days in Chisinau and Tiraspol, reports the representative of the South Ossetian delegation Maria Kotaeva.

Tue, 29/09/2009 - 15:18

The Government of South Ossetia: The Settlement of Problems in Leningor District Remain theb Priority

The Chairman of the Government of the Republic of South Ossetia Vadim Brovtsev paid a visit to Leningor District of South Ossetia, reported the press-service of the RSO Government. The Government Chair was accompanied by his first Deputy Alexander Zelig, the Chairman of the State Committee for Rehabilitation Projects Zurab Kabisov, the Chairman of the State Committee for Architecture to the Ministry of Economic Development Dmitry Breusov and Interior Minister Valery Valiev.
“The Chairman of the Government visited the sites under reconstruction and those building which need rehabilitation in the district”, reads the press-service report.
“Among the issues discussed during the inspection visit were: the maintenance of the road to Leningor, the results of new electric line installation, construction of power distribution station in the village of Zakkor”, underlined the press-service representatives.

The next meeting of the Inter-Agency Commission will take place in Tskhinval

The meeting of the Inter-Agency Commission (IAC) of the RF Government on support to rehabilitation and social and economic development of the Republic of South Ossetia will be held in Tskhinval on 30 September. “Upon the initiative of the South Ossetian side, the next meeting of the IAC will be held on the territory of South Ossetia. The discussion will focus on socially vital aspects. We are planning to discuss a number of serious concrete issues. We will also summarize interim results of the joint work implemented by power structures of South Ossetia and relevant ministries and agencies of the RF”, underscored Vadim Brovtsev, the RSO Prime Minister, - South Ossetia had completed the scope of works undertaken. Here, on the ground, we expect to show the results of our work, for the implementation of which funds had been allocated and we will set up the follow-up plan”.


Mon, 28/09/2009 - 16:04

RSO Government Sitting

A sitting of the RSO Government took place in Tskhinval. The sitting was presided by Vadim Brovtsev, the Prime-Minister. Alexander Zhmailo, the Minister for Economic Development, Murat Djioev, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Atsamaz Bichenov, the Minister of Justice, heads of district administrations and other Government officials attended the sitting.
Twelve questions were placed included into the sitting’s agenda, out of which three were left for further elaboration. During the sitting, the Government representatives heard the information from the Chairman of the State Committee of Architecture Dmitry Breusov on the concept of general plan of Tskhinval.

Mon, 28/09/2009 - 16:03

New appointment in the RSO Interior Ministry

Arsen Gagloev, the Head of President’s Administration, introduced to the personnel the new Deputy Interior Minister, Head of Joint Staff Nikolay Kabisov. “Nikolay Kabisov has obtained a significant experience in the structures of the Interior Ministry and we repose our hopes in you. I am sure that your work will be fruitful”, said Gagloev.

Alexander Zelig: We must provide housing to those in need in Kvaisa

On 24 September, Eduard Kokoity, RSO President nad Government officials paid a visit to Kvaisa. President had distributed tasks to cope with the consequences of the recent earthquake and to assist the affected population. The first Deputy Chairman of the Government Alexander Zelig was assigned to undertake control over the implementation of the reconstruction works in Kvaisa. Alexander Zelig told IA RES reporters about concrete steps to be taken upon President’s decision.
”President tasked us to elaborate a general plan for reconstruction in Kvaisa. We should thoroughly estimate the costs, terms of implementation of construction and mounting works. To meet this end, a commission went to the construction site. The commission includes Dmitry Breusov, the Chairman of the State Committee of Architecture to the Ministry of Economic Development, said Alexander Zelig.