South Ossetia

Vitaly Mutko tasked with North Caucasus development

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev shared responsibility of implementation of state programs among his deputies, according to the website of the Russian government. Each of the ten deputy prime ministers will be …

Avalanches covered Transcaucasian highway

According to the report of the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North Ossetia, the Transcaucasian highway cannot be cleared due to avalanches regularly descending on the route. “Due …

Six terrorist attacks prevented in Russia this year

As many as six terrorist attacks were prevented in Russia this year, chairman of the National Anti-Terror Committee and Chief of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) Alexander Bortnikov told a session of the …

Will Georgia join NATO without Sukhum and Tskhinval?

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Georgia will not have to make a choice between its territorial integrity and NATO membership. Speaking in Brussels ahead of the NATO Defence Ministerial which will be …

Power goes off in Tskhinvali due to fire

Most of the capital of South Ossetia, Tskhinvali, was cut off electricity due to a fire, the EMERCOM of the Republic reported. The fire broke out at the electrical substation in the ‘Shanghai’ district. Already for about 20 …