Sergei Markedonov Sochi 2014:
Sergei Markedonov Miroslavovich (b. 1972) – Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (USA, Washington).
February 7, 2014 at the famous Black Sea resort of Sochi will be inaugurated XXII Olympic Winter Games. Post-Soviet Russia it will be the first Olympics. Meanwhile, the importance of the upcoming events [...]
Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 10 Issue: 65 April 8, 2013 12:51 PM
By: Valery Dzutsev
Since the beginning of this year, Syrian Ossetians have been arriving in North Ossetia. Six refugees arrived in the republic at the end of January, and 12 more followed in February. The Ossetians from Syria arrived in the North [...]
Olympics as a test for Georgian statehood BY GELA VASADZE GEORGIA ONLINE, 31 OCTOBER ’12 All of a sudden an issue of Sochi Olympics became actual in Georgia. Let’s go back to how it became actual. At a press conference, reporters asked the leader of the winning [Georgian Dream] coalition about the rumors that the [...]
Twenty Years On, Ossetian-Ingush Conflict Still Far from Being Resolved Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 9 Issue: 204 November 7, 2012 04:02 PM By: Valery Dzutsev On October 23, a suspected suicide bomber destroyed a police checkpoint on the administrative border between Ingushetia and North Ossetia. One police officer died in the attack and several others [...]
With Syria Crisis, North Caucasians Rediscover Ethnic Ties Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 9 Issue: 144 July 30, 2012 03:21 PM By: Valery Dzutsev On July 18, Circassians activists from several countries, including Russia’s North Caucasus, called on the Circassian and Caucasian organizations to focus on helping the Syrian Circassians. The Circassians in the North Caucasus [...]
Former local KGB head Leonid Tibilov won a vote that followed an annulled November election won by a Moscow opponent.
April 19, 2012
Georgia’s breakaway region of South Ossetia has inaugurated a former KGB security-services boss as its president after months of political turmoil in the Russian-backed province.
Leonid Tibilov [...]
Votes are counted at a polling station in Tskhinvali, South Ossetia, on April 8.
April 09, 2012
Voters in the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia succeeded on April 8 at the fourth attempt in electing a new de facto president.
Former First Deputy Prime Minister Leonid Tibilov defeated human rights ombudsman [...]