Archive - 29/2/2012

Four candidates will contest for the presidency of South Ossetia

Today, February 29, the Central Election Committee of South Ossetia has completed the registration of candidates for the presidency of the Republic. It has been reported to IA "Res" by the CEC of the Republic. "We have examined documents of 20 action groups and two political parties, nominated their candidates for the presidency. Four of them have been registered as the presidential candidates.

The leader of the Communist Party of South Ossetia has been registered as a presidential candidate

The Central Election Committee registered the South Ossetian leader of the Communist Party Stanislav Kochiev as a candidate for president of South Ossetia. As IA "Res" was informed by the CEC of South Ossetia, "at the today`s meeting, the CEC made a decision to register Stanislav Kochiev as the fourth candidate for the presidency of the Republic". At the meeting it has also been made a decision to refuse the registration of the chief bailiff Sergei Bitiev and the State Security Service officer Sergei Pliev as the presidential candidates.