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Wed, 31/08/2016 - 12:11

Minister of Culture of the RSO Madina Ostaeva met with the Italian university professor Karmello Di Piazza

Today took place the meeting of the Minister of Culture of South Ossetia Madina Ostaeva with the dean of the Faculty of English Language and Literature at the University of Palermo (Italy) Professor Karmello Di Piazza.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Culture of the RSO, during the meeting the sides discussed issues of expansion of close cooperation in the field of culture. It is planned to organize an exhibition of the South Ossetian artists in Italy and Italian artists in South Ossetia.
Minister of Culture has supported the proposal of the Italian professor to hold a solo concert of classical music pianist Alice Di Piazza in Tskhinval.
The talented pianist performs THE works of the classics, as well as Sofia Gubaidulina, Russian composer, author of more than 100 symphonies, chorus and orchestra, instrumental ensembles, music for theater, cinema and much more.
During the meeting Madina Ostaeva presented to the guest a book of the photographer Tamara Shavlokhova.
The meeting was also attended by President of the Chess Federation of South Ossetia Georgy Shavlokhov. During the meeting it was planned to hold friendly online chess match between South Ossetia and the city of Palermo.
It should be noted that Karmello Di Piazza arrived in South Ossetia for the first time.


Tue, 30/08/2016 - 11:47

Leonid Tibilov met with Dmitry Medvedev in the framework of the World Forum "In unity with Russia"

August 29, 2016 in Moscow President of the Republic of South Ossetia Leonid Tibilov met with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in the framework of the World Forum "In unity with Russia". According to the press Secretary of the Head of State Ghana Yanovskaya, during the meeting Leonid Tibilov said: "Dear Dmitry Anatolyevich, South Ossetia always welcomes you. August 26 we celebrated the 8th anniversary of Russia's recognition of our statehood- the Day of signing of the relevant Decree by you. The event was held under the idea of rapprochement of our countries. Today we have the opportunity to work on the implementation of the set of government programs, promoting the Republic`s development. "

Dmitry Medvedev, in turn, thanked Leonid Tibilov for participation in the Forum, noting his contribution to the rapprochement of the two states.

"It is encouraging that South Ossetia is developing, that the ideas that we have defended in 2008, are not lost and there is a further rapprochement between our countries and peoples. I sincerely wish you and the people of South Ossetia every success", - said Russian Prime Minister, accepting the invitation of Leonid Tibilov to visit the Republic.


Sat, 27/08/2016 - 15:33

Leonid Tibilov met with Vyacheslav Bitarov

South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov met with the acting head of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania Vyacheslav Bitarov, arrived in the Republic on his first official visit to participate in the festive events dedicated to the Day of recognition of independence of South Ossetia by the Russian Federation.
The Head of State welcomed the guest and noted that he was glad to see him in the Republic in such an important and meaningful celebration for the South Ossetian people.
"I am very glad that you are with us today on this solemn day for us, together with the South Ossetian people taking part in the celebration of such an important event - the day of the recognition of South Ossetia by the Russian Federation", - Tibilov said.
The President has also said that he does not divide Ossetia into South and North.
"We are one nation, and we are always glad to see you here," - said Tibilov.
Vyacheslav Bitarov congratulated Leonid Tibilov on the eighth anniversary of recognition of the state independence of the Republic of South Ossetia by the Russian Federation, noting that today is a holiday not just for South Ossetia, but for Ossetia as a whole.
"The people of the Republic underwent a lot of hardships,- Bitarov said. - Today South Ossetia is independence, recognized state. People of North Ossetia are rejoicing with the South Ossetian people. We will be doing everything we can to strengthen the unity between the people of Ossetia."
During the meeting, Tibilov and Bitarov agreed to implement joint projects in socio-economic and cultural spheres.


Thu, 11/08/2016 - 10:25

Alexander Totoonov: The people of South Ossetia will always be grateful to Russia for salvation

Member of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs – co-chair of the Commission on cooperation between the Federation Council and the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia Alexander Totoonov took part in commemorative events dedicated to the 8th anniversary of the beginning of armed aggression of Georgia against South Ossetia.

As reported to IA "RES" the Aide to Senator Katherine Tolasova, every year on August 8 at the Embassy of South Ossetia in the Russian Federation, as in all parts of the Republic of South Ossetia, the national flag is at half-mast.
Members of the Moscow Ossetian community, the participants of the peacekeeping battalion, who had repelled the first treacherous attack of aggressors in 2008, the embassy staff and permanent representation of North Ossetia-Alania, as well as the residents of the capital laid flowers and lit candles in memory of the victims. On the same day, at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior was held a prayer service for the victims in 2008, civilians of South Ossetia, the defenders of Tskhinval, South Ossetian and Russian peacekeepers, soldiers and officers of the Russian army, who at the cost of their lives saved the people of South Ossetia from physical destruction.

"War is a tragedy of the people involved in it. Those who unleash war, forever become responsible for innocent victims, as well as live forever in the memory those who defended the independence and freedom of their land. Today, lighting candles of memory, we reaffirm that a grateful memory will always keep the names and deeds of all those who were bringing closer the desired day of the declaration of independence of long-suffering South Ossetia. Our memory will keep long years of struggle and hardships, thousands of lives being lost during this time.
We will always remember crippled lives, tens of thousands forced to leave their homes and being left without shelter and livelihood. But, most importantly, the people of South Ossetia will always remember and appreciate the assistance of the brotherly Russian people.
Russia, confirming the status of a great power, the guarantor of the state and the peacemaker, protected not only its citizens, but saved from complete destruction South Ossetia and its people from genocide ", - said Alexander Totoonov.

The senator has noted that this day filled with mourning and sadness, is also reminiscent of other feelings that Ossetians experienced on August 26 when recognizing the independence of South Ossetia: "This is a milestone, a major event not only for South Ossetia, but also for the entire Ossetian nation."