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The residents of the unrecognised republic live in daily fear of new conflict with Georgia.
15 Feb 10
Georgian government increases support for “alternative” president of South Ossetia.
24 May 07
Some Ossetian politicians question the merits of holding another independence vote
3 Nov 06
After a helicopter carrying the Georgian defence minister is nearly shot out of the sky by South Ossetian troops, neither side looks ready to back away from confrontation.
8 Sep 06
A summer full of fear and violence leaves South Ossetians expecting the worst in the confrontation with Tbilisi.
4 Aug 06
Can a letter from the president of South Ossetia breathe new life into the moribund peace process?
17 Dec 05
Governments of South Ossetia and Georgia try to make a compromise agreement work, but the situation on the ground remains tense.
17 Nov 04