Archive - 8/2022


Mon, 08/08/2022 - 09:15

The action of memory for those killed in the August 2008, war was held in Tskhinval

A solemn mourning ceremony at the memorial complex "Defenders of South Ossetia" was held on Sunday in Tskhinval in memory of the victims of the war 08.08.08.

After August 2008, the action was held annually on the central square of the capital of the Republic, on the stairs in front of the parliament building, where the concert of maestro Valery Gergiev was held in 2008, this year the commemorative event was moved to the territory of the new memorial complex "Defenders of South Ossetia".

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 09:14

We have no right to forget the tragic days of 2008, - President of South Ossetia

President Alan Gagloev met with a delegation of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania headed by Parliament Speaker Alexei Machnev, who arrived in Tskhinval to take part in the commemorative events dedicated to the 14th anniversary of the August 2008 war.

For the South Ossetian part, the meeting was also attended by the head of the Pesidential Alan Executive Office Alan Dzhioev, Speaker of the Parliament Alan Tadtaev and the first Deputy Chairman of the Parliament Peter Gassiev.


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”.


The War 08.08.08: Will we be saved or remain ashes in the basement? - the eyewitness to the war

August 2008. How it remained in our memory.

Olga Chibirova, a resident of Tskhinval, cannot forget the summer of 2008 to this day, because the five-day war left a huge imprint on her health. It was on these days, after sitting all day in the well, she got a leg disease and today she can hardly move.

As the eyewitness of the events of 08.08.08 is recalling, on the night of August 7-8, when the Georgian aggressors attacked the sleeping city, Chibirova was at home alone. Her son was fighting, and her grandchildren were sent to North Ossetia.

Sat, 06/08/2022 - 13:20

A photo exhibition dedicated to the war in August 2008 will open at the National Museum of South Ossetia

The photo exhibition "Thank you, Russia!" dedicated to the 14th anniversary of the start of Georgia's military aggression against South Ossetia will be held in the capital of South Ossetia. This was reported to IA “Res” by director of the National Museum of the Republic Merab Zasseev.

According to him, the exhibition will open on August 7 at 19.00 in one of the halls of the National Museum.