North Ossetia-Alania

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North Ossetia-Alania:

see OssetiaOssetia
or Alania
, Ossetian Iryston, region of the central Caucasus, divided between the Republic of Georgia and the Russian Federation. On the northern slope is North Ossetia-Alania (1990 est. pop.
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The list consists of the Astrakhan, Magadan, Jewish, Nenets and Yamal-Nenets regions, along with Adygeya, Ingushetia, Kalmykia, Karelia, Northern Ossetia and Tuva republics.
Vladikavkaz, the capital of northern Ossetia during which 15 people were
while Northern Ossetia remained within the Russian Federation (RSFSR) as an autonomous republic (ASSR).
On September 1, 2004, Chechen rebels took more than 1,000 people hostage in a school in Northern Ossetia, which also neighbours Chechnya.
This perception was cemented by the horror in Beslan, the town in Northern Ossetia where armed pro-Chechen militants seized a schoolhouse on September 1, 2004, and took more than 1,000 hostages, demanding the withdrawal of Russian troops from Chechnya.
And even the President of Northern Ossetia is getting a bit carried away.
In Georgia, two separatist movements are representative of two distinct Muslim demands for political reconfiguration, one in Abkhazia, seeking independence or union with Russia, and another in Southern Ossetia, seeking union with the autonomous Russian republic of Northern Ossetia.
Already the natural gas pipeline from northern Ossetia through Georgia has been cut off because of conflicts which have nothing to do with Armenia.
In addition, the operator has even installed a fibre line to the agglomeration of Akhsarisar in the Iraf municipality in Northern Ossetia republic.
Local security chiefs in Beslan, in Northern Ossetia, south Russia, are now suggesting the 35 rebels who took over the school may have coerced police into helping them.
Already the natural gas pipeline from northern Ossetia through Georgia has been cut off because of conflicts which have nothing to do with Armenia An agreement has recently been signed with Iran for laying 150km of pipeline from Tabriz over the short common frontier.
Currently, nearly 12,000 subscribers access internet services over fibre in Northern Ossetia republic.

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