South Ossetian parliament may recognize Armenian genocide
Jun15

South Ossetian parliament may recognize Armenian genocide

The parliament of South Ossetia is set to consider the official recognition of the Armenian genocide committed by the government of Ottoman Turkey in 1915-1923 at its next session, Russian Interfax reported. “The official recognition of the Armenian genocide was discussed by South Ossetia’s legislature last year, however, a formal appeal of the Armenian Diaspora came to parliament on Tuesday (June 14) ,”  the...

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Prospects for uniting South Ossetia: opinions of Russian experts
Jun14

Prospects for uniting South Ossetia: opinions of Russian experts

The processes in South Ossetia are not unique, but there is something special about them i.e. it is “love for Russia, an absolute pro-Russian stance.” Tamara Guzenkova, the deputy head of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies (RISS), said in Tskhinval at an international conference of the South Ossetia State University and RISS “Caucasus in conditions of global challenges and threats,” according to EADaily ’s correspondent. In...

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Russian specialists start mine clearance in South Ossetia
Jun07

Russian specialists start mine clearance in South Ossetia

Ordnance technicians of Russia’s Emergencies Ministry have arrived in South Ossetia for large-scale clearance of munitions left after armed conflicts in the republic, South Ossetia Minister for Emergency Situations and Natural Disaster Cleanup Sergey Sanakoyev told TASS on Tuesday (June 7). “The group is getting down to work already today. The specialists have gone to the place where the works are beginning – these are the...

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South Ossetia postpones referendum on accession to Russia till 2017
May26

South Ossetia postpones referendum on accession to Russia till 2017

The leadership of South Ossetia has made a decision to postpone till 2017 a referendum on whether the republic should apply for accession to Russia, as follows from a joint statement by President Leonid Tibilov and parliamentary speaker Anatoly Bibilov, made after a meeting of the Political Council under the head of state. Guided by the long-term interests of the South Ossetian people and striving for the stability of the...

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