The Republic Born in Battles: September 20, South Ossetia is celebrating the 31st anniversary of its formation

20/09/2021 - 11:49

September 20 is the 31st anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of South Ossetia. On this day in 1990, the Council of People's Deputies decided to raise the status of the autonomous region to the South Ossetian Soviet Democratic Republic within the Soviet Union. This decision was one of the first steps towards the independence and international recognition of the Republic.

This decision was made due to the socio-political situation in Georgia. The forces of aggressive nationalism relied on massive support.

This day in history: August 12, 2008 - the day of the end of the war in South Ossetia

Здание разрушенного в дни августа 2008 года унивеситета
12/08/2019 - 12:54

August 2008 was extremely full of military and political events. It became a turning point in the further state system of Transcaucasia. The practice of international relations has allowed the two newly recognized states to appear on the world map - South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The leadership of Russia in making its decision to recognize their independence was guided by the will of the peoples, as well as the generally accepted norms of international and humanitarian law.

Nicaragua - the path to freedom

19/07/2019 - 19:18

July 19 The Republic of Nicaragua celebrates a public holiday - the Day of Revolution, or the Day of Freedom. A delegation of South Ossetia headed by President Anatoly Bibilov is participating in the festivities.

For the people of South Ossetia, this distant country has become close. The second state in the world, which recognized the independence of our country after Russia. A republic that has passed the path of struggle and courage on the path to freedom and independence.

June 8 - the tragic and heroic date of the history of South Ossetia

08/06/2019 - 17:52

On June 8, 1920, at a mass rally in Tskhinval, Revkom proclaimed Soviet power. The events preceding this date and those that followed it entered the history of South Ossetia as the first and the bloodiest genocide of South Ossetia by the then Menshevik Georgia.

Bloody Christmas of 1991

07/01/2012 - 11:53

Genocide: as it was. 21 year later
Christmas of 1991 added a bloody page in the history of Ossetia.
January, 6, 1991 – is the beginning of the overt armed aggression of Georgia against the people of South Ossetia. On the night of January, 6 internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR, which had had to support stability, without notice of the Republican leadership deserted their posts and went to the barracks. At 4 o'clock in the morning 3-thousand group of the Georgian militia among which there were the Georgian gunmen, criminals and addicts, amnestied the day before and disguised as militiamen, entered the town. They had considerable quantity of military equipment and dogs. Georgian "militia" occupied the central part of the town, blocked all roads and crossroads. Tortures, arrests, violence, murders, arsons began. In the afternoon of January, 6 the Georgian "militiamen" opened fire on the unarmed people. One man was killed, several were wounded. Their first victim became Kochiev Grisha Fedorovich, 32 years old, an inhabitant of Tskhinval, who under fire had covered his children with his body. The same night four persons were also wounded.