Война в августе 2008 года

The destroyed city, a pungent smell of smoke and blood: memories of the August 2008 war by the employee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

13/08/2022 - 10:45

The war of August 2008 found Elbrus Kochiev at the outpost of the OMON of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of South Ossetia. He, along with his colleagues, was waiting for an order, which still did not come. Instead, there was a war. Elbrus remembered those few days from August 8 to 12 for the rest of his life, as he himself told IA “Res”.

At that time, Kochiev was working in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in the Department for the Protection of Public Order. He was the Deputy Head of the Department.

Let the memory candles burn: South Ossetia will remember the August 2008 war

30/07/2021 - 23:04

Commemorative events entitled "Let the candles burn", timed to the anniversary of the August 2008 war, will be held in South Ossetia. From 1 to 7 August, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of South Ossetia will be holding a nationwide action in memory "# 08.08.08."

As Minister of Culture of South Ossetia Zhanna Zasseeva told reporters, from August 5 in all settlements of the Republic there will be organized meetings with the defenders of the Fatherland “The guys wanted to live so much, and were not going to die…”.

South Ossetia wishes a long life to the "Spartan "from Buryatia

30/11/2019 - 17:38

The Russian soldier who turned around the Georgian military column during the Georgian-Ossetian war in 2008 turned out to be Ibrashev Tasbolat Abatovich, “Arguments of the week” has found out.

Foreign journalists who were part of the Georgian convoy in 2008 then described the story of how a soldier with a machine gun stood in front of the convoy. One of the articles was entitled "300 is not necessary, one is enough." The media called the name of the Russian military – Buryat Bato Dashidorzhiev. There was no other information besides the fact that he then was killed in this war.

The Embassy of South Ossetia in Abkhazia commemorated those lost in the 2008 war

09/08/2019 - 07:55

The embassy of South Ossetia in Abkhazia commemorated the peacekeepers, militias, soldiers and officers of the Russian army and civilians in Tskhinval perished in August 2008. President of Abkhazia Raul Khadjimba, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia Daur Kove, the head of the government of the Republic Valery Bganba and the Russian Ambassador to Abkhazia Alexey Dvinyanin took part in the memorial event, held on Thursday at the embassy of South Ossetia in Abkhazia.

The memory of those killed during the aggression of Georgia against South Ossetia was honored in Rome

09/08/2019 - 07:54

The head of the mission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Ossetia in Italy, Mauro Murja, on the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the Georgian aggression in August 2008, laid flowers at the memorial in the Ardeatine caves of Rome.

"In this way, we honored the memory of the lost civilians of South Ossetia who were aggressed by Georgia 11 years ago. The laying of flowers at the monument erected in the Ardeatine caves in memory of Italians executed there by the Nazis in 1944 has a certain symbolic meaning," said Murja RIA Novosti.

In the millstones of history, in a practically hopeless situation, it is worth going to the end, - Mikhail Chernov

09/08/2019 - 07:51

Small nations should go to the end even in a hopeless situation, the interlocutor of the “Realist” news agency notes, recalling the lessons of the August 2008 war

Ossetians made their choice in favor of Russia - in wars and conflicts they created a state, defended it and gained recognition and the statehood. This was stated by Chairman of the Board of the Fund for Support and Development of Jewish Culture, Traditions, Education and Science Mikhail Chernov.

Laying flowers and wreaths at the places of death of the defenders of the city in August 2008 took place in Tskhinval

08/08/2019 - 14:02

The ceremony of laying wreaths and flowers at the places of death of the defenders of the city during the August 2008 war took place in Tskhinval.

The leadership of South Ossetia led by President Anatoly Bibilov, former presidents of South Ossetia Ludwig Chibirov and Leonid Tibilov, the Russian Ambassador to South Ossetia Murat Kulakhmetov, a delegation from North Ossetia, guests of the Republic, military personnel and representatives of the Republic’s public attended the memorial ceremony.

South Ossetia will always be grateful to Russia for its help in August 2008- Anatoly Bibilov

08/08/2019 - 13:55

South Ossetia will always be grateful to Russia and its leaders for their help in August 2008 and subsequent support, said President of the Republic Anatoly Bibilov.

“We will never tire of thanking the Russian Federation for saving the people of South Ossetia. For doing everything today to ensure the development of South Ossetia. It is doing everything for the world community to know the crimes that were committed against us. It is doing everything to make the recognition of South Ossetia irreversible, "said Anatoly Bibilov at a mourning event in Tskhinval.