The border of South Ossetia with Russia temporarily closed
According to latest news, the South Ossetian leadership has decided to temporarily close the border with Russia. "This is happening due to the political situation in the republic and to prevent any kind of provocation. This measure is temporary; the citizens, traveling across the border should temporarily refrain from trips", the Interfax quoted the words of the representative of South Ossetian law enforcement bodies. This interview was cited by the GHN.
Meanwhile, the situation in South Ossetia is escalating. Earlier today, former presidential candidate of South Ossetia Alla Dzhioeva expressed her intention to ask for political asylum in Russia for herself, her supporters, as well as for voters.
As in Dzhioeva's Staff emphasized in an interview, today session of the State Council, created by Dzhioeva, must be held. Meanwhile, the Staff is discussing a plan of immediate action. "One of the solutions will be an appeal to international organizations with the requirement to intervene; we'll also discuss the appeal to Russia for political asylum", said in the Staff of opposition leader.