Polina Dibrova, mother of three, wins Mrs. Russia 2017 beauty pageantSociety & Culture August 20, 4:41
Russian emergencies ministry plane returns from firefighting mission in ArmeniaWorld August 20, 4:39
East Ukraine conflict claimed nearly 3,000 civilian lives — ICRCWorld August 20, 1:56
Renowned Russian filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky turns 80Society & Culture August 20, 0:48
One of seven injured in Surgut stabbing spree in critical condition — authoritiesSociety & Culture August 19, 23:51
Netanyahu expects to meet with Putin in Sochi on August 23 — Israeli premier’s officeRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 19, 22:47
Surgut attacker is identified as a local resident - investigationSociety & Culture August 19, 14:09
Combat module containing neural networks may become series in Russia in 2018 — designerMilitary & Defense August 19, 10:44
Russian Head of General Staff Gerasimov hands award weapon to Syrian generalMilitary & Defense August 19, 9:10
TSKHINVAL, April 19 (Itar-Tass) — A former head of the KGB foreign intelligence branch, Leonid Tibilov, will be sworn in as South Ossetia’s president on Thursday.
Delegations from Russia, Abkhazia, the Dniester region, Nagorny Karabakh, Nicaragua that recognized South Ossetia’s independence, will arrive to congratulate Tibilov upon inauguration. The Russian delegation will be led by State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin.
Leonid Tibilov was nominated for presidency by an initiative group of citizens. In the first round of the repeat elections on March 25 he received over 42 percent of votes. In the runoff on April 8 he got over 53 percent to win the presidential race.
In his election program Tibilov emphasized that South Ossetia would boost relations with Russia and seek unification with North Ossetia. He noted that in the shortest possible timeframe he plans to complete the republic’s restoration and to start developing its economy and social sphere.