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South Ossetia joined the international project "Return of the Name"

16/07/2021 - 18:48

In South Ossetia, the “Return of the Name” project has begun, the purpose of which is to search for prisoners of fascism who went missing in German Nazi concentration camps for prisoners of war and their relatives, as well as Red Army soldiers, killed on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War. The Chairman of the youth organization "United Alania" Mikhail Kochiev told the journalists about it.

According to him, this project is of great importance in clarifying the fate of the missing soldiers of the Great Patriotic War, natives of South Ossetia.

Konstantin Kochiev: his boat is forever docked in Sevastopol

09/05/2021 - 18:42

Medals "Gold Star" of the Hero of the Soviet Union, "For Military Merit", "For the Defense of Odessa", "For the Defense of Sevastopol", the Order of Lenin, two Orders of the Red Banner - all these are awards of the Hero of the Soviet Union, the commander of the torpedo boat detachment of the Black Sea Fleet, the captain 3rd rank Konstantin Kochiev.

Ossetians on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War. Vasily Chochiev

08/05/2021 - 12:51

To the 76th anniversary of the Great Victory

Vasily Semyonovich Chochiev (December 12 [25], 1917, the village of Orteu, now the Tskhinval district of South Ossetia - January 8, 1947) - Hero of the Soviet Union (November 1, 1943), major (1944), military pilot.

Ossetians on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War. Ivan Tskhovrebov

05/05/2021 - 14:11

To the 76th anniversary of the Great Victory

Ivan Davidovich Tskhovrebov - platoon commander of the 1118th Infantry Regiment of the 333rd Infantry Division of the 6th Army of the 3rd Ukrainian Front, junior lieutenant. Hero of the Soviet Union. Born in 1913 in the village of Tigva in Znaur district of South Ossetia into a peasant family. Graduated from 7 classes. He worked as an accountant in the collective farm, a military commander of the Znaur secondary school.

War and fascism: from the memoirs of the WWII veteran Ilya Kusraev

04/05/2021 - 12:28


When the Great Patriotic War began in 1941, 21,736 people left South Ossetia for the front, of which 11,711 were killed, more than 7,000 were missing. Among those who returned back to their native land was Ilya Nikolaevich Kusraev, a native of the village of Grom, Tskhinval district.