Archive - 2015



Mon, 23/11/2015 - 21:51

In South Ossetia, on the Pris hill took place a rally, "This day is inscribed in the annals with golden letters ..."

Today people of South Ossetia are celebrating the 26th anniversary of the national liberation struggle for freedom and independence. Today, at the entrance to Tskhinval, on the Pris hill took place a rally "This day is inscribed in the annals with golden letters ...".

At the entrance to Tskhinval have gathered representatives of the Republican leadership, headed by President Leonid Tibilov, representatives of the intelligentsia, the public, veterans of the national liberation struggle for freedom and independence of the Republic, as well as the servicemen.

Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy of South Ossetia for post-conflict settlement Murat Dzhioev has welcomed the participants, noting that since November 23 people of South Ossetia became much stronger. On this day, they have realized that they must be strong, united. Our strength was in our spirit, and our people have won.

Dzhioev noted that "no matter how much time has passed, people of South Ossetia will always remember the feat that those guys accomplished on that day."
"Strengthening our country and developing friendly relations with all countries, first of all, with the great Russia, we will always remember this feat - said Dzhioev. - We will remember that the courage of our people, their commitment contributed to the formation of our state. "

During the meeting Dzhioev told about the formation of the statehood of South Ossetia since November 23, 1989.

Leonid Tibilov has noted that November 23 is the most important historical date in the recent history of South Ossetia.
"We are proud of our people, appreciate each individual, because our people have shown an unprecedented feat since November, 23, 1989 - said Tibilov.- Here are many witnesses to this heroism."

The head of state has emphasized that people of Ossetia will always remember the guys who displayed extraordinary courage, facing unarmed the enemy.
"We will also always remember the Russian soldiers who came to our rescue in August 2008 - said Tibilov.- And since then we live in a free, independent recognized country."

Tibilov said that the people of South Ossetia must strive for unity.
"Only the unity of our people, only the cohesion and consolidation can be the basis of our development and strengthening of our country - added Tibilov.- These guys Nov. 23 led the whole nation to exploit, and apparently this example, since 1989 is a kind of guideline in our lives, a beacon in moving forward. "

The Head of State wished the people of South Ossetia prosperity and peaceful clear sky.
The participants laid flowers and wreaths at the memorial stone erected in memory of the feat of the Ossetian guys.

At the meeting also made speech representatives of the public and youth. It was performed patriotic poems and songs.



Fri, 13/11/2015 - 11:46

There is no any alternative to the Agreement on Alliance and Integration signed between South Ossetia and Russia

The Agreement on Alliance and Integration signed in March, 2015 with Russia is very important for our Republic, said the deputy of the Parliament of South Ossetia from the faction "Nykhas" Zita Besaeva, commenting on the importance of the signed agreement for South Ossetia and Russia, as well as the process of negotiating the additional agreements.

"All political forces in South Ossetia, including our party, are united in the opinion that there is no any alternative to the Agreement and that it is an effective mechanism for further integration with Russia", - said Besaeva.

She has added that the Treaty provisions provide for deepening of integration processes with Russia in such key areas of inter-state spheres as defense and security, law enforcement, customs, free border crossing, social sphere, health-care system, citizenship.

"At the moment the specialists of the two countries are negotiating the additional agreements to the Treaty, to be concluded by the end of January 2016, - continued the member of the Parliament of South Ossetia. - I am sure that the executive and legislative power will do everything to conclude the additional agreements at a stated time."


Sat, 07/11/2015 - 14:30

Representatives of "Russia" and "The Union of Russian Citizens" took part in the V Congress of Compatriots

The Chairman of the public organization Russian population of South Ossetia, "Russia", the Chairman of the Coordination Council of Russian compatriots living in South Ossetia Sergey Lipin and the Chairman of the public organization of Russian Compatriots 'Union of Russian citizens" Natalia Zhuykova took part in the meeting of the V World Congress of Compatriots Living Abroad.
As reported to IA "Res" at the press service of the Embassy of South Ossetia to Russia, the Congress, held in Moscow on November 5-6, was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
The plenary session was attended by President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The event was attended by about 400 representatives of Russian communities from 97 countries. The activities of the Congress focused on the consolidation of compatriots, to protect their legitimate rights and interests, strengthening ties with the homeland, preservation of cultural heritage and the Russian language abroad.
The presidium meeting was attended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs.
At the end of the Congress Ambassador of South Ossetia to the Russian Federation Znaur Gassiyev received Sergey Lipin and Natalia Zhuykova in the diplomatic mission of the Republic in Moscow.


Wed, 04/11/2015 - 11:25

Znaur Gassiev attended the IV International Parliamentary Forum in Moscow

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of South Ossetia to Russia Znaur Gassiev took part in the in Moscow IV International Parliamentary Forum.
The forum, the theme was which was "The role of parliaments in ensuring international security in modern conditions", was organized by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Opening the forum, the Сhairman of the State Duma Sergei Naryshkin, said that "Russia was and will advocate for the concept of a Greater Europe, for partnership stretching from Lisbon to Vladivostok, noting that parliamentary diplomacy is also obliged to play its role in this.
During his speech, Sergei Naryshkin invited the meeting to consider the transformation of the forum in a new international organization. The MP has emphasized that the main objective of the project is a dialogue to strengthen international law and trust.

The forum was attended by more than 200 participants from 42 countries, including nine international organizations - executives and members of parliament, representatives of the expert community of the CIS countries, European countries, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

The forum was also attended by the Chairman of the Parliament of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov.

In the course of the forum was also discussed the situation in the modern world around the migration relations, the reasons for its growth as a result of armed conflicts, the challenges facing states, and cooperation of the parliaments in matters of migration policy. Participants also talked about the challenges facing the states, cooperation of the parliaments in matters of migration policy, the role of parliaments and inter-parliamentary organizations in strengthening the rule of international law and security.


Sat, 31/10/2015 - 12:46

The OSCE Co-chairman of the Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia Ambassador Angelo Gnaedinger visited South Ossetia

30 October, 2015, the OSCE Co-Chair of the Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia Ambassador Angelo Gnaedinger visited the Republic of South Ossetia.
According to the press service of the Office of the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy of the RSO for post-conflict settlement, during the meeting with members of the South Ossetian delegation at the Geneva talks Ambassador Gnaedinger has introduced the independent expert on criminal investigation Mr. Dusan Ignjatovic.
In accordance with the previously reached agreements within the framework of the Geneva process, the OSCE invited the independent expert, Mr. Ignjatovic to investigate the issue of the residents of South Ossetia being listed as missing since 2008.
It is expected that by the end of a two-month work the expert will prepare a report with conclusions and recommendations.
During today's visit to the Republic of South Ossetia Ambassador Gnaedinger and expert Ignjatovic have also met with relatives of the persons being listed as missing.


Fri, 30/10/2015 - 13:07

The Head of the South Ossetian delegation in the IPRM format will be replaced with the new leader

Deputy Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy of South Ossetia for post-conflict settlement Khokh Gagloyty has completed his work as head of the South Ossetian delegation in the format of Mechanisms to prevent and respond to incidents (IPRM).
As reported by Gagloyty after the IPRM meeting held in the Georgian village of Ergneti, he will end his duties as head of the delegation of South Ossetia in the format of IPRM and by the next meeting will be introduced the new leader.
Turning to the issues considered at today's meeting, Gagloyty has said that the parties have noted the raised number of the Georgian citizens detained at the state border between South Ossetia and Georgia.
"In our view, this is because of the reluctance of the Georgian side to conduct informational work with the local population with respect to the borderline," - said Gagloyty.
According to him, out of the 15 detainees 14 have been released today after payment of the corresponding fine.
"During this period it was also recorded three cases of firing from the Georgian side at the border marks at the state border - said Gagloyty. - In particular, to the north of the Georgian village of Ditsi and near the settlement of Kirbali. According to the Georgian party, there is no evidence that the firing was from the Georgian side. We said that it was so obvious that we did not even have to present photographic material, because the representatives of the observer mission were informed in due time and they attended these border areas. "
Gagloyty has also added that tomorrow in Tskhinval will arrive the OSCE co-chair Angelo Gnedinger together with the independent expert, which will investigate cases of the missing citizens of South Ossetia.


Thu, 29/10/2015 - 10:56

Rector of the South Ossetian State University Vadim Tedeev received a delegation of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies headed by the Director Leonid Reshetnikov

Rector of the South-Ossetian State University Vadim Tedeev has met with the delegation of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies, headed by its director Leonid Reshetnikov.
During the meeting they discussed issues of cooperation between the South Ossetian State University and Russian Institute of Strategic Studies. In particular, all points were agreed upon a cooperation agreement to be signed by Vadim Tedeev and Leonid Reshetnikov on 28 October.
Technical issues have been agreed on the joint International Scientific and Practical Conference on Political Science, scheduled for October 28 in the conference hall of the Republican Library.
Also, the delegation met with the faculty and students of the South Ossetian State University.
At the beginning of the meeting the rector of the South Ossetian State University Vadim Tedeev has noted that on Wednesday, Oct. 28 South Ossetian State University and the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies will sign a cooperation agreement.
"In February, 2015 I had a telephone conversation with Leonid Reshetnikov, during which an agreement was reached about the meeting and the possible signing of a cooperation agreement, as well as to hold an International scientific and practical conference at our University - said Vadim Tedeev. - Both events are scheduled for 28 October. "
Leonid Reshetnikov, in turn, said he was glad to arrive in South Ossetia, as well as to start cooperation with the South Ossetian State University.
"We have arrived in South Ossetia with a great sense of love and friendship, - said Reshetnikov. - After signing the agreement with the South Ossetian State University, we will address specific issues. If possible, we will order the specialists of the South Ossetian State University research projects in various areas, carry out joint activities, invite the South Ossetian students, postgraduate students for training in our institute. With the rector we had a detailed discussion on cooperation. Our plans are real, and we will fulfill them. We reached an understanding on all issues and I am sure that cooperation between the South Ossetian State University and Russian Institute of Strategic Studies will be most effective."
According to Reshetnikov, the peoples of South Ossetia and Russia belong to the same civilization.
"We all belong to one civilization - said Reshetnikov. - We are united by centuries-old ties and traditions, approach to life, to human relationships, to work, to duty. "
Reshetnikov also spoke about the history and work of his institute.
"Our institute is special - it has no analogues in Russia, - said the director. - It was created in 1992 by decree of then-President Boris Yeltsin. Since 2009, the institute received a new Charter, according to which its founder is the President of the Russian Federation, and it works on the state order - the order of the President's Executive Office. We are the analytic center, which is preparing analytical works ; basically, the works on the external aspects of our state, while considering the issues related to domestic policy, primarily, national issues, interfaith relations, some issues of economic development. "
A member of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, a military journalist Yuri Kotenok said that the first time he had come to South Ossetia in 2004.
"At that time there was a difficult situation, when Georgian enclaves were being armed by Georgia, were organized armed provocations, skirmishes - said Kotenok. - After my first visit to South Ossetia, I was trying to support the Republic in every way. In 2008, when the war broke out here, I immediately packed my bags and 9 August I was in North Ossetia. In Tskhinval I could only arrive August 10. "
At the end of the meeting, the rector of South Ossetian state University Vadim Tedeev thanked the members of the delegation of RISS for interesting presentations and expressed hope that such meetings will be frequent..


Tue, 27/10/2015 - 10:53

The disabled of the liberation wars in South Ossetia and Abkhazia will sign a cooperation agreement

The non-governmental "Foundation for protection of the wounded disabled during the 1989-2008 hostilities on the territory of South Ossetia," and the "Foundation of the disabled of the Patriotic War in Abkhazia" will sign a cooperation agreement.
According to the President of the South Ossetian Foundation of the disabled Madina Plieva, "the agreement provides for cooperation mainly in the humanitarian sphere. Abkhazians will assist in prosthetics for our disabled war veterans. People with disabilities, kids of the fallen heroes will be able to rest in health resorts of the fraternal Republic. The agreement also provides for cooperation in other areas..