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South Ossetia

The Republic of South Ossetia is a territory located in the Asian region of the Caucasus. Республикӕ Хуссар Ирыстон (Respublikae Xussar Iryston) in the Ossetian language ; Республика Южная Осетия (Respublika Yuzhnaya Ossetia) in Russian language ; სამხრეთ ოსეთი (Samjreti Oseti) in Georgian language. During the time of the Soviet Union it was the Autonomous Region (Oblast) of South Ossetia within the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1989, while the… Read more »