May 26, 2016, following a sitting of the Political Council under the RSO President, South Ossetian president Leonid Tibilov and parliament speaker Anatoly Bibilov signed a statement on the 2017 referendum on South Ossetia’s joining the Russian Federation. Earlier, the RSO government had been planning to hold the referendum before August 2016. The Russian International Affairs Council asked Sergey Markedonov, a RIAC expert, to comment on the postponement ...
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