Archive - 7/1/2023


Sat, 07/01/2023 - 02:37

Christmas services will be held in the churches of South Ossetia

Festive services will be held at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Tskhinval from January 6 to 8, the press service of the Alan Diocese reports.

On January 6, on Christmas Eve, the Royal Hours will be performed at 12.00, Great Compline will begin at 13.00, and Christmas Matins will begin at 22.00, and the Cross procession will take place at midnight, followed by the liturgy," the press service said.

They noted that on Saturday at 17.00 a vigil would take place, and on Sunday at 10.00 a liturgy.

Sat, 07/01/2023 - 02:33

Back into history: January 6, 1991 - the beginning of Georgia's open aggression against South Ossetia

In South Ossetia, January 6, 1991 entered the modern history of the Republic as "Bloody Christmas". This day was the beginning of Georgia's open military aggression against the South Ossetian people. On the night of January 6, the internal troops of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs, supposed to maintain stability, removed their posts and went to the barracks without notifying the leadership of the Republic.