Archive - 2010


Thu, 18/11/2010 - 11:20

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Ossetia

In relation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly resolution "On the situation in Georgia"

The adopted 16 November 2010 NATO Parliamentary Assembly resolution, in which the territory of South Ossetia is called an "occupied Georgian territory," is another attempt to give a false understangin of the realities in the region, having biasly distorted them. The Republic of South Ossetia is a sovereign, recognized state and its territory cannot be regarded as "occupied Georgian territory", and its existence as a violation of someone else's "territorial integrity ".


Tue, 16/11/2010 - 18:06

2009-2011 Draft Program for Development of Civil Society in South Ossetia as an Integral Part of Statehood

The development of civil society in order to achieve civil consent is a priority for the Office of Domestic Policy (ODP) of the Republic of South Ossetia. The development of South Ossetia as a dynamic, modern state with the highest standards of living is possible only through increased involvement of human potential upon the condition of civil society development.
The program of development of civil society of South Ossetia in 2009-2011 is designed to implement the directions of the development of the Republic of South Ossetia indicated in the Address of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia to the people of the Republic of 26.12.2008.

Tue, 16/11/2010 - 14:44

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Ossetia Addresses NATO To Draw Right Conclusions From the Events of August 2008

Comment of the South Ossetian MFA Spokesperson On the Georgian Drone's Violating the Airspace of South Ossetia
The law enforcement bodies of South Ossetia reported 14 November a violation of the South Ossetian airspace by an unmanned aircraft, which flew from Georgia, and made a reconnaissance overflight over the territory of the Republic. It withdrew just after having been shot at. Unfortunately, this is not the only case when a Georgian unmanned aircraft illegally intrudes into the airspace of South Ossetia.

Tue, 16/11/2010 - 12:37

Valery Yakhnovets: We will shoot down all violators of the airspace of South Ossetia

The armed forces of South Ossetia will shoot down all Georgian aircraft violating the airspace of the Republic, stated the Minister of Defence of South Ossetia Valery Yakhnovets commenting violation of airspace of the Republic by a Georgian drone on 14 November.
"South Ossetia is a recognized sovereign state and, under international law, no one has the right to intrude its territory," said Yakhnovets.
Referring to statements by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Nino Kalandadze, who said Nov. 15 that Georgia considered South Ossetia as part of its territory and had the sovereign right to have drones overflying it", Yakhnovets said that he left such claims on the Georgian authorities' conscience.


Mon, 15/11/2010 - 17:52

Russian and South Ossetian military conduct joint exercises

Today, 15 November, a joint exercise of junior command staff of the Armed Forces of South Ossetia and 4th Russian military base stationed on the territory of South Ossetia began, the press service of Defense Ministry of South Ossetia reported to IA RES.
"Instruction and methodology exercises on fire, tactics, special engineering, and other military disciplines are carried out to improve the practical skills of commanders on the preparation and management of units in combat operations," said the interlocutor.

Mon, 15/11/2010 - 12:47

Georgian Drone Violates South Ossetia's Airspace

The law enforcement bodies of South Ossetia reported a new violation of air space by a drone.
According to news agency "Res," a source in law enforcement agencies reported that on 14 November, "a drone violated the airspace of South Ossetia from Georgia."
"We assume that it could perform reconnaissance overflight over our territory. This is not the first case lately, when a drone violates the airspace of South Ossetia from the Georgian side. It was fired from the ground, and it left the territory of South Ossetia ", noted the source.



Fri, 12/11/2010 - 17:45

Delegation from Arkhangelsk Region Visits Tskhinval

Delegation of Arkhangelsk region, Russia, is paying a one-day visit to South Ossetia. The delegation includes executives and journalists from leading media of Arkhangelsk and Arkhangelsk region.
"The purpose of our visit is to meet and maintain relationships with the residents of South Ossetia", head of the delegation, deputy head of the agency for press and media, spokesman of the governor of Arkhangelsk region, Sergey Nekhaev told IA RES.


Thu, 11/11/2010 - 12:58

Kokoity Says Russia Is Main Strategic Partner of South Ossetia

No anti-Russian sentiment in South Ossetia will happen, stated South Ossetian President Eduard Kokoity in Tskhinval. In his view, any questions in this regard would be a provocation against the people of the Republic.
"Russia was and is our main strategic partner. Russia is the country which we owe because today we can meet each other. We owe because many people sayed alive," said Kokoity.
According to him, we should be aware who some politicians and political analysts are helping by making statements which are not better than those of Saakashvili.