May 27, 2023
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin

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The head of the Russian government, Mikhail Mishustin, positively assessed the prospects for cooperation between the Russian Federation and South Ossetia in the field of construction. He is in the framework of a working trip to Mineralnye Vody. There, the prime minister visited the Caucasian investment exhibition at the MinvodyEXPO center, where South Ossetian projects are presented.

“Now in Russia there is a rapid growth in construction, and on behalf of the president, advanced infrastructure construction is taking place in almost all regions. I think this is a good basis for increasing exports from the southern republic to Russia,” said Mishustin, examining the projects of South Ossetia. His words on Wednesday, May 3, quotes TASS.

The head of the government of the Russian Federation also got acquainted with the breakthrough initiatives being implemented in North Ossetia and listened to the report of the head of the republic, Sergei Menyailo. According to its results, Mishustin pointed to a serious increase in investment in the region. According to the presentation of North Ossetia, about 20 billion rubles have been invested in breakthrough projects. private investment.

The Russian Federation and South Ossetia cooperate not only in the field of construction. Their interaction develops in all areas, including the economic sphere. The Russian president drew attention to this earlier.

South Ossetia as an administrative unit was formed in 1922. This was the name of the autonomous region, which was part of the Georgian SSR. In the RSFSR in 1924 they created the North Ossetian Autonomous Region, now the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania as part of the Russian Federation. In December 1991, Tskhinvali declared independence from Tbilisi.

In 2008, after the armed conflict with Georgia, Russia recognized the sovereignty of South Ossetia. Moscow and Tskhinvali signed an integration agreement. The independence of the republic was also recognized by Syria, Venezuela, Nauru and Nicaragua.

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