Война в августе 2008 года

It was an insidious step towards Ossetians who lived in peace, - Russia Today TV channel correspondent

07/08/2019 - 22:07

August 2008 Five days of war. 11 years later. Journalists are telling about the war in South Ossetia

Ashraf El Sabbah, Russian publicist, journalist and translator:

Despite the fact that 11 years have passed since the criminal events of the Saakashvili regime, I remember August 8, 2008 very vividly, since we flew from Moscow to Tbilisi at the nighton August 7 t- 8 and saw almost everything with our own eyes from the first minutes.

All political adventurers and war criminals should remember August 2008, - Evgeny Poddubny

07/08/2019 - 12:44

August 2008. Five days of the war. 11 years later. Russian journalists are telling about the war in South Ossetia

Each viewer of the Rossiya and TVC television channels knows his face in a helmet with the inscription “press”, his reports are almost always saturated with gunpowder and blood. Evgeny Poddubny, a military journalist:

August 8, 2008 is a day of endless tragedies and quiet hope. Every 10 minutes, my friends and I learned that one of our close friends had died or, on the contrary, had survived.

Eight defenders of the Fatherland in South Ossetia did not live till the 11th anniversary of the August war

06/08/2019 - 13:55

There are 197 people in the Support Fund for the Wounded Disabled during the Hostilities in South Ossetia from 1992 to 2008, eight guys did not live up to the eleventh anniversary of the August war, the head of the Fund Madina Plieva said at a briefing in the State Committee for Information and Press.

“And many are alive thanks to the prompt and professional help of our doctors, who today help the disabled guys,” Plieva says with tears in her eyes.

Looking back in 2008. August 11

12/08/2013 - 12:19

The war in August 2008

On the night of August 11, Tskhinval was again being shelled, despite the fact that earlier the Georgian army had retreated to the administrative border with South Ossetia. That night the South Ossetian security forces captured 19 Georgian subversives.

Looking back in 2008. August 10

12/08/2013 - 12:18

The war in August 2008

August 10, 2008 Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin arrived in the North Ossetian capital Vladikavkaz, where he held a meeting to coordinate assistance to the refugees from South Ossetia.
"What is happening in South Ossetia - is the genocide of the Ossetian people, and legally Russia's actions in South Ossetia are fully justified", - Putin said.
The Russian Prime Minister described the situation in South Ossetia as the "humanitarian catastrophe."