Archive - 8/8/2021

Sun, 08/08/2021 - 20:02

Bibilov: Georgia brought provocative processes to the state level

Residents of South Ossetia are mentally transported back 13 years, recalling the events of August 2008, President of the Republic Anatoly Bibilov told reporters on Sunday during a commemorative action.

“Everyone remembers where he was in those August days, when the shelling was carried out, how they feared for the lives of their loved ones, how people buried the dead in their gardens ... Today everyone is experiencing mentally that the events of 13 years ago,” he said.

Sun, 08/08/2021 - 20:00

Aslan Bzhania: Abkhazia perceived Georgia's attack on South Ossetia in 2008 as a direct threat

The support that was provided by our brothers is worth a lot - Bibilov

The Georgian invasion of South Ossetia in August 2008 was perceived by Abkhazia as a direct threat, the armed forces of the Republic were put on high alert, President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania told reporters on Sunday.

“By that time, there was already an interstate agreement with South Ossetia on the provision of military assistance. And these events in Abkhazia were perceived as direct aggression, - said Bzhania. "Allied relations were put to the test and have been withstood with honor."

Sun, 08/08/2021 - 19:59

"Without words" 13 years later: flowers were laid at the memorial to the Defenders of the Fatherland in South Ossetia

The laying of wreaths at the memorial complex to the Defenders of Ossetia - Russian and South Ossetian soldiers took place on Sunday morning in Tskhinval. These days the Republic is commemorating the 13th anniversary of Georgia's attack on South Ossetia.

Today's commemorative action was held "without words", presidents of South Ossetia and Abkhazia Anatoly Bibilov and Aslan Bzhania, the Russian Ambassador to the Republic Marat Kulakhmetov, representatives of the government and the public, guests and residents of the city came to support it.