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South Ossetia has marked the anniversary of recognition of independence2012-08-27 11:29
On Sunday, August 26, South Ossetia marked the fourth anniversary of the recognition of the independence by Russian Federation. The country has held a number of celebration events on this occasion, the Echo Moskvy reported.gt-en-newsitem-inside
Art Gallery "With love to Russia" opened in connection with the celebration of the 4th anniversary of Russia's recognition of South Ossetia in Tskhinvali on Sunday.
The festivities began from the opening of the exhibition, which are mainly represented by paintings devoted to the war in August 2008, the VZGLIAD reported. It was attended by the president of the republic Leonid Tibilov.
Monday, August 27, has been declared a public holiday and a day off in South Ossetia since the Day of recognition of the Republic of South Ossetia by the Russian Federation falls on weekend.
Recall, after the August war in 2008, when Georgian troops entered the capital of South Ossetia Tskhinval, Russia recognized the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia on August 26, 2008. Later, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu also recognized the independence of the two republics.