Archive - 2011


Fri, 23/12/2011 - 11:37

South Ossetian boxing coach took part in the WBC Congress

Boxing coach from Tskhinval, international master of sports on boxing Alan Chekhoev became a member of the 49th Congress of the World Boxing Association (WBC), which was held in Las Vegas (USA). As reported to IA "Res" about the importance of this sporting event, "the world professional boxing elite gathered in the congress in Las Vegas; it was attended by 50 world champions. We have discussed the problems that exist in today's world of professional boxing, summed up the results of this year and outlined plans for the future "- Chekhoev told. Another major boxing event for South Ossetia at the last Congress was the admittance of Chekhoev into the WBC International Commission Coaching Council. "It is very important not only in sports, -particularly in boxing of South Ossetia,-but there is also some political point in this event. Indeed, this fact means that such a major organization as the WBC, has recognized the existence of our Republic, and we will do our best to let the world know our champions. I am charged with selection of young boxers and their recommendation to the Association, to help them to be trained and then get into the big ring,"- the coach has underlined. He has commended the chances of South Ossetian sportsmen.

Fri, 23/12/2011 - 11:35

The Red Cross is implementing micro-economic initiatives in South Ossetia

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) continues realizing the program of micro-economic initiatives in South Ossetia. As reported to IA "Res" by the head of the ICRC economic security department in South Ossetia Theresia Niutu, "the program is implemented in order to assist the most vulnerable people in South Ossetia who suffered in the combat actions of 1991-1992, 2008 to provide them with their own sources of income to support their families, to ensure, that they earn their living and not depend on humanitarian aid"-Niutu said. According to the Red Cross representative, the implementation program began in 2009 in the collective accommodation centers for persons displaced by force and the refugees in Tskhinval and was later expanded to rural areas.
She noted that the program participants are selected on the basis of vulnerability criteria.


Mon, 19/12/2011 - 18:09

A wrestle from Tskhinval is recognized as one of the best athletes in North Ossetia

A native of South Ossetia Barsag Kesaev is included in the top ten sportsmen of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania in 2011. Kesaev is a master of sports of international class on freestyle wrestling. He performs in the weight category up to 120 kg. In January of this year, a wrestler from Tskhinval won the silver medal in one of the most prestigious international freestyle wrestling competition - "Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin", which is annually held in Krasnoyarsk. In May 2011 Kesaev took the second place in the championship of Russia, and then in autumn, being a member of the Russian national team, he won the World Cup and later the European Cup. The wrestler is 23 years old. Kesaev is a member of the Russian national team of wrestlers, as well as one of the candidates to the Olympic team, that will represent Russia at the XXX Olympic Games in summer of 2012 in London.

Mon, 19/12/2011 - 12:49

Karatekas from Tskhinval will perform at the Russian Federation championship

Alumni of the South Ossetian Kyokushin-kan karate school are preparing for the championship of Russia among sportsmen of 12-17 years of age. It has been reported to IA "Res" by Head Coach of the RSO Kyokushin-kan karate Federation Vladimir Sozaev "The tournament will be held next May in the settlement Novomikhailovsky of Tuapse District (Krasnodar Territory) - Sozaev said. - We received the invitation to take part in the competition from the executive director of the Russian Kyokushin-kan Karate Federation Vladimir Skripnichenko."


The opposition rally has been postponed to Sunday

Several tens of supporters of ex-presidential candidate, the opposition leader of South Ossetia Alla Dzhioeva held the protest rally in the center of Tskhinval in connection with the actions of Parliament, which had voted against resignation of Attorney General Taymuraz Khugaev and the Chief Justice Atsamaz Bichenov on December 14. However, soon, the demonstrators decided to stop the action, as it was unauthorized; according to one of the leaders of the opposition - Sergey Zasseev - they are going officially ask the authorities for legal resolution and hold a rally on Sunday, if the points of the agreement have not been fulfilled.

Thu, 15/12/2011 - 17:22

About the eighteenth meeting in the framework of international discussions on security and stability in Transcaucasia

Message of the South Ossetian delegation about the eighteenth round of the Geneva discussions on security and stability in Transcaucasia.
The eighteenth round of the Geneva international discussions on security and stability in Transcaucasia was completed December 14, 2011. Delegations of the Republic of South Ossetia, Republic of Abkhazia, Georgia, Russia, USA, the EU, UN and OSCE have taken part in the meeting. South Ossetian delegation was headed by Plenipotentiary of the President Boris Chochiev. The informational session on the legal aspects and international practice regarding the issue of missing persons was held within the frames of the meeting, held on December, 13. In the course of the discussions on December 14 the participants exchanged views on the current situation on the border of South Ossetia and Abkhazia with Georgia. It was noted that though the situation remains stable, ongoing violation of the state border, including the Georgian unmanned aerial vehicles often take place. Positive results of the meetings have been assessed within the framework of mechanisms on prevention and reaction to incidents, where measures on resolving the state border incidents have been taken.


Eduard Kokoity has officially announced his resignation as the president of South Ossetia

South Ossetian President Eduard Kokoity has officially announced his resignation at the meeting with the public of the Republic and delegated his authority to Prime Minister Vadim Brovtsev. "I'm leaving, but I will struggle for further consolidation of the society, for strengthening of the statehood of South Ossetia. I'm going to work even harder for the people, it is my aim in life-the aim for struggle, and each of us must be filled with a sense of duty that no political ambitions should be above the interests of people"- Kokoity said, addressing to the public.


Fri, 09/12/2011 - 16:45

The coordination council of the Russian compatriots has discussed the schedule of actions for 2012

The final session of coordination council of the Russian compatriots living in the Republic of South Ossetia has taken place n Tskhinval. Heads and members of two public organizations, representing in the Republic the interests of compatriots, have taken part in the session: «Rossy» and «the Union of the Russian citizens of South Ossetia». As reported by representative of the Russian cooperation, the secretary of coordination council of the Russian compatriots Michail Stepanov to IA "RES", during the session its participants have considered the program of actions conducted in the Republic in 2011 with the assistance of the coordination centre. «For the current year a number of photo-exhibitions, competition of children's drawing, week of the Russian cinema, literary actions have been arranged in South Ossetia. Implementation of the schedule of actions has been recognized satisfactory», - Stepanov has noted. As he said, the coordination council had also discussed the urgent problems facing the organizations of compatriots in South Ossetia and a long-term plan of actions of the council for 2012 at close cooperation with the embassy of Russia in South Ossetia and the Russian Cooperation.


Thu, 08/12/2011 - 11:49

South Ossetian scientist has participated in the International Conference on Archaeology

Director of the South Ossetian Research Institute Robert Gagloyty has taken part in the III-d Abkhazian international archaeological conference, held in Sukhum. As Robert Gagloyty has told reporters, besides South Ossetia more than 80 scientists from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany arrived in Abkhazia to participate in the conference. "The conference was dedicated to the memory of Doctor of History, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Abkhazia Georgy Shamba.

Alla Dzhioeva: "For the first time we are satisfied with the results of the talks"

The talks of the RSO ex-presidential candidate of the opposition Alla Dzhioeva and her supporters with the head of the Russian Presidential Administration for Interregional and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries Sergey Vinokurov have been completed in Tskhinval. Following the consultations Alla Dzhioeva told reporters that for the first time she was satisfied with the results of the talks. "We were listening and we were heard. We hope that the next round of the talks -more dynamic and positive, -will be held tomorrow, at 16.00, "- Dzhioeva has underlined. She noted that "the negotiations had started from scratch" and that the signing of decrees on resignation of several officials by the president of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity "will have a wholesome effect on the public mood.