Showing posts with label Ossétie du Sud. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ossétie du Sud. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Syria to Establish Diplomatic Ties at Embassy Level with Abkhazia, Ossetia

 Abkhazia, Ossetia
Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced on Tuesday that Syria and the Republics of Abkhazia and Ossetia have agreed to exchange recognition and establish diplomatic ties at embassy level.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

In Georgia, Pence says Trump will back toughened sanctions on Russia

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday pledged U.S. support for Georgia, a former Soviet republic, and said President Donald Trump "very soon" will approve stronger sanctions against Russia.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Russian military starts drills in South Ossetia

Russian military starts to take drills from Sept. 20 to 24 in South Ossetia in southern Russia, involving 4,000 Russian servicemen and 1,000 units of military equipment, Russian news agency Sputnik reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Russia: ISIL training base located in Georgia's Pankisi. (The claim immediately denied by Tbilisi.)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow has intelligence showing that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group is operating a training base in the Pankisi Gorge in Georgia, a claim immediately denied by Tbilisi.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Lawyer seeks probe of Russia-Georgia war. Investigation a first for ICC outside of Africa if approved

The prosecutor for the world's only permanent war crimes court Thursday called for an inquiry to be opened into alleged abuses during a swift but brutal 2008 conflict between Georgia and Russia.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Moscow says NATO training center in Georgia destabilizes regional security

The opening of NATO’s training center in Georgia is another move to continue the alliance’s provocative policies to expand geo-political influence, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

South Ossetia stands by recognition of self-proclaimed Ukraine republics

The South Caucasus republic of South Ossetia will not back down from its decision to recognize independence of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics in eastern Ukraine, the republic’s President, Leonid Tibilov, told a TASS news conference.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Russia to Respond to Attempts to Drag Georgia Into NATO

Russia is ready to respond to any attempt to make Georgia a NATO member, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.

The Russian top diplomat said he had discussed “the non-stop process to drag Georgia into NATO” with his South Ossetian counterpart David Sanakoyev.

Monday, June 9, 2014

United Ossetia Receives Absolute Majority in Parliamentary Elections

The United Ossetia party received the absolute majority of votes in Sunday's parliamentary elections in the former Georgian republic, to obtain 20 seats of the 34-seat South Ossetian parliament, according to the central election commission. 

“The United Ossetia receives 20 out of 34 seats, its runner-up Unity of the People gets six seats, two other parties, Unity and Nykhas, receive four seats each,” the commission reported.

Nine parties were competing Sunday for seats in the parliament, which is elected under a proportional representation system for a five-year term.

Russia may put Saakashvili and Georgia's several officials on wanted list

Russia's Investigative Committee does not rule out it may put on the international wanted list Georgia's Former President Mikheil Saakashvili and several high-ranking officials, who are responsible for the events in South Ossetia in 2008, the authority’s representative Vladimir Markin said in an interview with TASS news agency on Monday.

"The investigation has the information that Georgia's top-ranking officials, including President Saakashvili, Defense Minister Kezerashvili, Interior Minister Merabishvili and others, followed the aim of complete elimination of Ossetians living in the territory of South Ossetia," Markin said, adding that earlier those people had the international immunity from criminal charges.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

L’UE ne reconnaît pas les législatives en Ossétie du Sud

 L’UE ne reconnaît pas les élections législatives en Ossétie du Sud, car elle soutient l'intégrité territoriale et la souveraineté de la Géorgieь a déclaré la chef de la diplomatie de l'UE, Catherine Ashton.

Selon la représentante de l’UE, les élections dans la république non reconnue n’étaient pas coordonnées avec le gouvernement géorgien, et il n’y a pas de mécanismes d'interaction et de la verticale du pouvoir avec les dirigeants du pays.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

NATO-Georgia Commission discusses Ukraine crisis, Georgia’s progress on reforms

NATO Homepage, 04 Jun. 2014:

NATO Defence Ministers met with their Georgian counterpart, Irakli Alasania, on Wednesday (4 June) to discuss the regional implications of Russia’s illegal aggression against Ukraine and to review Georgia’s progress in reforming its defence sector. “NATO Allies do not, and will not, recognise Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.

Neither do we accept Russia’s recognition of the South Ossetia and Abkhazia regions of Georgia as independent states. NATO stands up for the right of every nation to make its own sovereign choice on foreign and security policy,” he said.  

Friday, March 21, 2014

Medvedev Warns Ukraine of Possible State Collapse

The ongoing “rule of radicals, militants and bandits” may result in the collapse of the Ukrainian state, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wrote in his Facebook page on Friday.
The Russian premier wrote in his Facebook blog that the new authorities in Kiev “lack due legitimacy and, worse, are practically unable to leverage situation in the country.”
“The power in the hands of various radicals, militants and bandits. They have the final say, and, most likely, they will continue having it after the May 25 [elections]. There’s no reason for them to share power with others. A government of this kind inevitably results in a collapse of a state,” he wrote.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Abkhazie/Ossétie: l'Otan appelle Moscou à revenir sur la reconnaissance...

Le secrétaire général de l'Otan Anders Fogh Rasmussen a une nouvelle fois appelé la Russie à revenir sur sa reconnaissance de l'indépendance de l'Abkhazie et de l'Ossétie du Sud, lit-on mercredi dans la déclaration du chef de l'Alliance.

"La position de l'Otan est parfaitement explicite. Comme il a été indiqué lors du sommet de Chicago (mai 2012), l'Alliance soutient la souveraineté et l'intégrité territoriale de la Géorgie dans ses frontières internationalement reconnues", a déclaré M.Rasmussen.

Le secrétaire général a exprimé sa préoccupation par les activités incessantes de la Russie en matière de démarcation de la frontière, soulignant que cela ne contribuait guère au règlement politique du conflit et se trouvait en contradiction avec les engagements de Moscou.

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