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(Placename) the Georgian name for South Ossetia
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(ˈskɪn və li, ˈtskɪn-)

the capital of the South Ossetian Autonomous Region, in the N Georgian Republic. 34,000.
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The concert echoes other similar projects by the Ossetian-native Gergiev, who put on a (http://www.theguardian.com/music/tomserviceblog/2008/aug/22/musicaspoliticsgergievssou) concert in the damaged streets of Tskhinval, the capital of the separatist Georgian region of South Ossetia, immediately after the end of a brief Russian-Georgian war in 2008.
A separate precinct will be open in Tskhinval for South Ossetians who permanently reside in the Republic of North Ossetia in Russia," the report said.