North Ossetia


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North Ossetia

or A·la·nia  (ä-län′yä)
A semiautonomous region of southwest Russia in the central Caucasus bordering on Georgia. Annexed by Russia in the early 1800s, it later comprised the North Ossetian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of the USSR (1936-1991).
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A group of representatives of the Commerce and Industry Chamber of North Ossetia - Alania is on a business trip to Azerbaijan.
The attackers arrived on the victim's house on a Volkswagen car with license plates of North Ossetia. After the murder, the killers fled the scene leaving the car.
They were twins at 7 and their sisters were five, and their parents came to Syria from North Ossetia in 2014 to join Daesh terrorist organization," he said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Over 1,500 servicemen have participated in the operation of destroying 'militants' at the Tarskoye training range in Russia's Caucasus republic of North Ossetia, Spokesman for the Russian Southern Military District Vadim Astafyev said on Tuesday.
Crime boss Aziz Batukayev is held in the remand prison of Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, under extradition arrest, AKIpress was told in the General Prosecutor's Office of Kyrgyzstan on July 22.
Licenses of Moscow-based Zamoskvoretsky Bank and Digbank Bank from Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, were cancelled for their highly risky credit policies and non-compliance with federal laws on banking operations.
The Northern Russian Caucasus region, which includes the republics of Dagestan, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Chechnya, North Ossetia and Karachay were troubled and unstable due to the activity of illegal armed groups that raise tension in the region.
for North Ossetia closed traffic along the Military-Georgian Highway on the Georgian side's request at 1.00 p.m., on Tuesday, because
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- One policeman was killed and three more wounded after a car loaded with explosives blew up on early Tuesday at a border checkpoint between North Ossetia and Ingushetia, a spokeswoman for the North Ossetian Interior Ministry said.
More than a decade after the end of a war against separatists in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, Russian security forces continue to fight militants in other regions in the area besides Chechnya, including Kabardino-Balkaria, Ingushetia, Dagestan, and North Ossetia. Frequent attacks are staged on security forces, police and civilians.
The blast in the capital of the mostly Orthodox Christian province of North Ossetia came amid a persistent wave of violence linked to an Islamic insurgency in the neighbouring Muslim regions of Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan.
Russian police have detained three people with suspected links to a suicide bombing in Russia's North Ossetia that killed at least 17 people and left more than 100 injured.

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