Archive - 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.


Sat, 07/08/2021 - 21:10

President of Abkhazia announced an increase in trade with South Ossetia

Trade turnover for the first half of 2021 between South Ossetia and Abkhazia has doubled compared to the entire period of 2020, President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania said at the press conference in Tskhinval.

“If we maintain such rates, then by the end of the year the trade turnover will quadruple,” he said.

President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov, in turn, has noted that the increase in trade between the two countries directly depends on the implementation of the plans that were discussed with the leader of Abkhazia.

Sat, 07/08/2021 - 20:54

Russia does not renounce the adopted decisions: Bibilov and Bzhania commented on the statement of a number of Western countries

Presidents of South Ossetia and Abkhazia Anatoly Bibilov and Aslan Bzhania at the joint press conference in Tskhinval commented on the statement of a number of Western countries, which demanded that Russia "immediately withdraw its armed and security forces, as well as cancel the recognition of the independence" of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

According to Bzhania, such calls have nothing to do with the actual situation, "they are aimed not at solving the problem, but exacerbating it."

Sat, 07/08/2021 - 20:52

The reaction will be proportional: the leaders of South Ossetia and Abkhazia on the exercises of Georgia and NATO

The scenario of a military solution to the issue of Abkhazia and South Ossetia has not left the political agenda of NATO and Georgia, President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania told reporters in Tskhival, commenting on the exercises conducted in neighboring Georgia with the participation of these countries.

“We will also draw appropriate conclusions. I would like everything to be in a peaceful way, but here they do not give a choice.

Sat, 07/08/2021 - 20:49

The year 2008 once again showed the unity of the people of Ossetia in order to repulse the aggressor, - Menyailo

President Anatoly Bibilov met with the head of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Sergei Menyailo, who arrived in South Ossetia to participate in commemorative events dedicated to the 13th anniversary of Georgia's military aggression against the Republic of South Ossetia.

The head of state reminded of the events of August 8 and Georgia's treacherous attack on sleeping Tskhinval, which claimed the lives of many civilians.

Sat, 07/08/2021 - 12:09

Presidents of South Ossetia and Abkhazia discussed issues of further cooperation

In Tskhinval, a summit meeting was held between President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov and President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania. Anatoly Bibilov in his welcoming speech has noted that peoples of South Ossetia and Abkhazia are linked by centuries-old friendship.

“I would like to express my deep gratitude for visiting the Republic on the eve of the anniversary of the start of the Georgian aggression, this is a tragic date for us, and the fact that friends come to support us on this day is worth a lot,” the President said.