Archive - 7/5/2015


Thu, 07/05/2015 - 21:46

South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov will take part in the events dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the capital of the Russian Federation

President of South Ossetia Leonid Tibilov has left for Moscow to participate in the events dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, reported IA "Res" presidential press Secretary Ghana Yanovskaya.
Leonid Tibilov went to Moscow on the invitation of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
"Nowadays, when some politicians are trying to rewrite history, the President considered it important to accept the invitation of Vladimir Putin, together with the other guests to commemorate the feat of the Soviet soldier" – stressed Yanovskaya.
The Head of State was accompanied by Secretary of the Security Council of South Ossetia Anatoly Pliev and the State Advisor to the President Konstantin Kochiev.
In Moscow, May 8, on the eve of Victory Day the South Ossetian delegation will commemorate the Ossetians - Heroes of the Soviet Union, buried in the Novodevichy Cemetery Memorial.
The Victory Parade in Moscow will also be attended by three veterans of the Great Patriotic War-natives of Tskhinval.
"As part of a trip to the capital of Russia, at the international multimedia press center "Russia today " will be held a press conference of Leonid Tibilov,"- added Yanovskaya.
During the Great Patriotic War 21 thousand 736 citizens of South Ossetia were defending the motherland, in the battles were killed 11 thousand 711 soldiers of the Soviet Army, more than 7,000 are listed the missing. 34 Ossetians have been awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.