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Locals say officials were not ready for independence and may not even want it.
22 Aug 09
South Ossetian leader must improve living conditions for locals in wake of election or risk support switching to opposition, warn analysts.
5 Jun 09
IWPR-trained reporters investigate the tragic sequence of events that triggered a war in South Ossetia.
28 Aug 08
A journey through South Ossetia to Gori reveals widespread destruction in both Ossetian and Georgian areas.
22 Aug 08
Local parliament calls on Moscow to formally recognise independence of its southern kin.
19 Aug 08
Fear and confusion among South Ossetians as they are courted by new pro-Georgian leader.
23 Aug 07
Several high-profile murders are seen as having political motives.
27 Apr 07
Ossetian refugees who fled their homes a decade and a half ago have not even heard of a Georgian law that could give them compensation
15 Mar 07
Authorities break up politically embarrassing border demo.
11 Jan 07
People prefer to go to Russia or Georgia for treatment than rely on their capital’s crumbling medical centre.
11 Jan 07