Argument: S. Ossetia is not recognized diplomatically by any UN member

Issue Report: South Ossetia independence


“Opinion: A Ruso-Georgian Media War in South Ossetia”. 9 Aug. 2008 – “The republic of South Ossetia, which is not recognized internationally, formally belongs to the Georgian state even if Tbilisi has lost factual control there for the past 15 years and almost all residents have Russian passports.”