Archive - 1/2013


Thu, 24/01/2013 - 16:30

The Republic of South Ossetia is an independent state and has nothing to do with Georgia - Foreign Ministry

Comment of the RSO Foreign Ministry concerning the report of the Swedish parliamentarian Tina Aketoft

January 21, 2013 in Strasbourg started the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), where January 23, the Swedish MP Tina Aketoft made a report "Georgia and Russia: the humanitarian situation in the areas affected by the conflict and war."


Wed, 23/01/2013 - 20:08

South Ossetian athlete will perform in the international weightlifting tournament

Weightlifter from South Ossetia Alexander Kasabiev will participate in the international tournament for the prizes of the Polish weightlifting club named after President of the Weightlifting Federation of Poland Simon Koletsky. As the coach of the athlete Inal Kasabiev told IA "Res", "The competition will be held at the end of January. Our athlete will perform in the weight class up to 105 kg. He is currently training for the tournament in the Polish city of Chehanovo. We expect his successful performance."

Wed, 23/01/2013 - 20:06

David Sanakoev: New Georgian authorities continue the policy of Saakashvili

Commentary of Foreign Minister of South Ossetia David Sanakoev with regard to the speech of President Saakashvili at the PACE Winter Session.
President Saakashvili's speech at the Parliamentary Assembly was, of course, biased and prejudiced against South Ossetia and the Russian Federation. Actually, we have heard nothing new from the President of Georgia, but for the same rhetoric, which the Georgian leadership has been following for many years, and which led to the military aggression in August 2008.

Wed, 23/01/2013 - 10:18

Murat Dzhioev: If PACE ever heard the voice of South Ossetia, it would applaud less, hearing about the "territorial integrity of Georgia"

January 21, Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili made a speech at the PACE session. As usual, Saakashvili again unfairlysubjected Russia, South Ossetia and Abkhazia to criticism, calling on again to restore "the territorial integrity of Georgia."
Correspondent of IA "Res" asked the Plenipotentiary of the President of South Ossetia on post-conflict settlement Murat Dzhioev to comment on the statement of Saakashvili.



Mon, 21/01/2013 - 19:30

Concept of socio-economic development of South Ossetia to 2030 was discussed in Tskhinval

Draft Concept of socio-economic development of South Ossetia for 2013 - 2030 years has been discussed today at the round table in the capital of the Republic. The round table, chaired by the Prime Minister of South Ossetia Rostislav Khugaev, was attended by heads of ministries and departments, parliamentarians, experts, representatives of scientific circles and the public of South Ossetia, as well as the head of the project designing - a representative of the Russian Center for Strategic Researches "Region" Denis Denisov and a representative of the Russian Institute of Urban Development and Investment Development Victor Kozyrev.

Mon, 21/01/2013 - 16:52

Media Review of Georgia:Demands for resignation of Saakashvili still sound, but the elite is beginning to consolidate

In neighboring Georgia are still being discussed the results of the recent amnesty declared by the Parliament, which even had had to overcome a veto of President Saakashvili.
By analogy with the amnesty of criminals in the USSR in 1953, Georgia's data-analytical portal "Georgia Online" on January 14, 2013 issued an article entitled "Cold January of 2013." A prominent Georgian analyst Leila Naroushvili has written in the article: "On Sunday, January 13 all 190 so-called political prisoners were released. So called -because the status of a "political prisoner" approved by the deputies representing the parliamentary majority is a very controversial and it has provoked radically opposite views in the society.