Georgians shot them right in the car: the eyewitness accounts of the Tsinagar tragedy

28/04/2022 - 23:04

For centuries, the inhabitants of South Ossetia have been fighting for their right to life in their native land. Thanks to the aggressive actions of their southern neighbors, the Ossetians know that hell exists on earth.

On April 28, 1991, the history of South Ossetia was replenished with another tragic date. Seven unarmed residents of the village of Tsinagar in Leningor district – Otar Margiev, Givi Bibilov, Slavik Chertkoev, Zaur Khubulov, Otar Khubulov, Tengiz Dudaev and Taimuraz Khubulov, defending their pastures from cattle rustling, were killed by the Georgian aggressors.

This cannot be forgotten: the eyewitness about the Zar tragedy

20/05/2021 - 18:40

The cars with the bodies of the dead left behind a dense scarlet line of blood. This is how the Zar tragedy was remembered by the eyewitness Gennady Khubaev. On that black May day, the last car following the convoy managed to get away from the fascists, and they informed people in the city about the atrocious crime. Gennady also learned about the incident.

As the eyewitness told the correspondent of the IA "Res", he and his friends had immediately ran towards the hospital.

A short film about the Ossetian genocide (1918-1920) by a journalist Olga Tskhovrebova

07/11/2020 - 12:47

In 1920, South Ossetia was shedding blood tears. Menshevik Georgia was destroying the population of South Ossetia. Representatives of Georgia now present what was happening then as a class struggle between the Mensheviks and the Bolsheviks. However, the facts speak for themselves. People were killed, guided not by their political views, but exclusively by their nationality.

Fear recedes when people need to be rescued: Ambulance doctor on the service in August 2008

05/08/2020 - 16:58

In the first week of the war in August 2008, ambulance brigades patrolling the streets of the capital, looking for the wounded, said Emzar Kulumbegov, Deputy Director of the South Ossetian Medical Center for Ambulance. Remembering those days is not easy for everyone.

As the head of the service told IA "Res", on the night of August 7-8, he was outside the ambulance building.

On the verge of death: the riot policeman's memories of the August 2008 war

04/08/2020 - 11:53

Valery Maldzigov, a fighter of the South Ossetian Special Forces Militia, spent only one day in the war, but such days are engraved in the memory of the rest of his life. Valery was then only 18 years old.

On August 7, 2008, Maldzigov, together with his comrades-in- arms, returned to the barracks from the post in Ubiat, where they were on duty to have a snack and a little rest. Skirmishes in Ubiat took place from the first days of August, and the guys had to defend the borders.

War in Persons: A Chain of Memories

22/06/2020 - 11:57

“Many years have passed, but every day before the eyes - the brutal faces of the women and men of the village of Ered, who, like real predators, tore out the innocent citizens alive,” is recalling Zarina Gagieva, who, together with her family, fell into the hands of these nonhumans on March 18, 1991.

The tragic "luck"

Found only the remains: the story of the brutal reprisal of the father and son Guliyev in 1920

Сергий Гулиев
21/06/2020 - 15:50

The genocide of the Ossetian people of 1920, was actively hushed up in Soviet times to prevent the development of ethnic hatred. Despite the fact that they tried not to publicize the brutal crimes of Georgia, the Ossetian stories, saturated with blood and bitterness, were passed from mouth to mouth, from generation to generation. So, the truth about the bloody pages of the history of the Ossetian people has come down to our days.