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   Well, I think it's time to say good bye. The war is over, and I have not anything to tell you about it. Thanks for all my friends and readers.
If it will be necessary in the future, I will open this blog again.
   This is an article from guardian.co.uk
The point of view of ossetian journalists was published by not only russian newspapers. Some english mass media also were interested in it. The article by ossetian journalist Alan Tzkhurbaev tells about South Ossetian refugees and other.
        The chronicals of the Georgian-Ossetian War.  How it began. Written by Dmitry Avaliani and Sopho Bukia in Tbilisi, Alan Tskhurbayev in Vladikavkaz and Thomas de Waal in London.
You can read it here

A post by the ossetian blog's interpreter

Alan Tskhurbaev lives in North Ossetia. He is a journalist. You can listen to his interview for the BBC World Service. He speaks about the Georgia-Ossetian war.

     At the moment, South Ossetia is like a ship after a terrible storm. Many of its crew are dead. Others are trying to repair the ship and set a course in one direction: north, towards Russia. 
     People are in deep shock. Every day, there are funeral ceremonies in Tskhinvali and the surrounding villages, many of which have been burned. 
     At the funerals, people tell the stories of when and how their relatives were killed. People blame the Georgian government, even Georgian soldiers' mothers - how could they allow them to terrify and kill children and elderly people? But people do not say "Georgians". It is hard for them to articulate the name. Instead, they call them "our treacherous neighbours".
      The South Ossetian government reported that 2,100 civilians have been killed by Georgian troops. It is difficult to verify the number because many are still buried in the rubble of the cellars where they were hiding. There is a putrid smell in the streets of Tskhinvali.
       Local volunteers and Russian constructors are repairing schools, houses and hospitals and clearing the streets. The Ossetian home-guard men are resting - sleeping at home or, for those whose homes were destroyed, in vehicles captured from the Georgians. The Russian military are nowhere to be seen in Tskhinvali. Instead, the streets are littered with incinerated Georgian tanks. It must be hard to throw them away with the rubbish.


            Published 21 August 2008 by Larisa Sotieva, humanitarian worker based in South Ossetia

 Here you can see the roll of honour with names and photos: http://hunu.livejournal.com/1402.html
Sorry, but it is written with Russian language.

Alan Kochiev returned from Tzhinval to Moscow and removed scales from a lot of people’s eyes. Some people thought that his “live journal” was a fake. They argued that it was impossible to write from heart of a war. In the press-conferences Alan explained that his first posts he wrote from a notebook and later sent with SMS other notes. Alan’s friend received it and post to Alan’s “live journal” by himself.

The mobile phone with all these SMS’s texts was demonstrated in the press-conference.


“I saw how Georgian tank had burnt an ossetian family who had been trying  to leave the city. Tank just had  shot their car. We could take the woman from there, but her husband and child had stayed in the burning car”.


The press-conference with Alan Kochiev (this is his “live journal”) took place in the press-centre of the Inform Agency “REGNUM” on 15th august. Alan Kochiev is the leader of youthful Ossetian diaspora in Moscow. A few weeks ago he arrived in Tzhinval – the heart of the Ossetian-Georgian war – and was an eye-witness and also one of participant of the war. On the press-conference Alan spoke about first days of the war and the defence of Tzhinval.  

                               By Alan’s words the war began not 7th august as it was said in all 

Two last days

I had left Tzhinval yesterday. I arrived in Vladikavkaz the late evening, at 10 p.m. I was looking for a place in hotels for a long time, because all the ones are crowded. There are many journalists and Rescue Department. I found a room in a hotel “Pushkinsky” only at 12 p.m. It cost about 1200 roubles (~ 50 $) although it wasn’t comfortable, because it was situated in the hotel’s basement.
When I was driving there I saw encampments of refugees. No, not refugees but "forced settlers". I had understood a difference between these words only today in the morning. I heard talks about it on the TV. The settler is citizen of our country. The refugee is not one’s. There are so many people in these encampments.
I saw my sister and my mother, now they are at home of friend’s relatives.
Today I have flown from Beslan . Now I am in Moscow. I’m preparing to speak on the press-conference which will be tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!
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(Фото: Дмитрий Костюков, AFP)