Archive - 7/8/2022

Sun, 07/08/2022 - 18:24

Commemorative events will be held in South Ossetia and Russia on the anniversary of the 2008 war

The memory of those killed as a result of Georgia's armed aggression against South Ossetia in August 2008 will be commemorated in Tskhinval. On the 15th anniversary of the war, at the National Museum will be opened a photo exhibition "08.08.08 - 08.08.23" and the play about the Ossetian genocide in 1920, "The Last Witness," will be shown at the State Drama Theatre, the Republic's Ministry of Culture told IA "Res".

Services in memory of the victims of the August war are being held in the Churches of South Ossetia

The leadership and residents of South Ossetia gathered in the Church of the Most Holy Theotokos in Tskhinval to pray for the fallen defenders of the Fatherland, civilians who gave their lives for the well-being and independence of the Republic, for its further development, Father Jacob told the “Res” news agency before the memorial service.

Sun, 07/08/2022 - 15:51

Prime Minister of South Ossetia took part in the memorial service for the victims of the war 08.08.08

Chairman of the government of South Ossetia Konstantin Dzhussoev took part in the memorial service for the victims of the Georgian military aggression in 2008. The service was held in the Church of the Holy Trinity in the city of Tskhinval.

Together with the head of government, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Economic Development Dzambolat Tadtaev, head of the government Office Alan Dzhussoev, heads of the ministries and departments came to the temple to offer prayers for the repose of the souls of the innocently killed, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported.

Sun, 07/08/2022 - 13:14

Should South Ossetia fear a repeat of the August events: expert opinions

South Ossetia is marking another anniversary of the August 2008 hostilities. On the night of August 7-8, Georgia attacked the sleeping city of Tskhinval. As a result of the attack by the Georgian army, more than 1.5 thousand people and 67 Russian servicemen were killed.

Should South Ossetia be afraid of a repetition of the August events? What needs to be done to minimize such a risk, if any, experts, political scientists of the Republic explained in a commentary to IA “Res”.