Argument: 99% of South Ossetians voted for independence in 2006

Issue Report: Russian vs. Georgian justifications in 2008 South Ossetia war

Issue Report: South Ossetia independence


“S Ossetia votes for independence”. BBC. 15 Nov. 2008

“Independence of the Republic of South Ossetia”. Speech at the VI congress of the Ossetian people. 18 Mar. 2008 – Having realized their legitimate right to self-determination, the people of South Ossetia established a sovereign state. Legitimacy of existence of the Republic of South Ossetia is confirmed by a free expression of popular will through three referendums, three presidential and five parliamentary elections.