Alan Tskhurbayev | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
22 Aug 09
Locals say officials were not ready for independence and may not even want it.
5 Jun 09
South Ossetian leader must improve living conditions for locals in wake of election or risk support switching to opposition, warn analysts.
Dmitry Avaliani, Sopho Bukia, Alan Tskhurbayev, Thomas de Waal
28 Aug 08
IWPR-trained reporters investigate the tragic sequence of events that triggered a war in South Ossetia.
22 Aug 08
A journey through South Ossetia to Gori reveals widespread destruction in both Ossetian and Georgian areas.
19 Aug 08
Local parliament calls on Moscow to formally recognise independence of its southern kin.
23 Aug 07
Fear and confusion among South Ossetians as they are courted by new pro-Georgian leader.
27 Apr 07
Several high-profile murders are seen as having political motives.
15 Mar 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
11 Jan 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.