The Ossetians or Ossetes (Ossetian: ир, ирæттæ, ir, irættæ; дигорæ,
Information about Ossetian, an Indo-Iranian language spoken in Iraq, Turkey, Iran
, Syria and a number of other countries.
The Ossetians are a people of the central Caucasus who speak an Iranian/Iranic
language called Ossetian. The primary dialects of Ossetian are Iron and Digor.
By Matt Rosenberg , About.com GuideAugust 25, 2008
Russia's parliament today unanimously approved a resolution to recognize the Georgian breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent countries. International recognition is not likely for these areas o... More »
May 28, 2015 ... Efforts to expand the use of Ossetian online have been hampered by the
Caucasian language's widespread use of the character æ, which does ...
Ossetians were also pawns of central policy. Many ethnic Ossetians living in
Georgia and the South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast were told to move to areas
Mar 14, 2014 ... The Ossetians descend from Iranian tribes of Eurasia, namely Alans, Sarmatians
and Scythians. They became Christians during the early ...
Osetin, Ossetian. Population. 451,000 in Russian Federation (2010 census).
Population total all countries: 569,650. Ethnic population: 529,000 (2010 census)
OSSETIANS. Brief overview. By Ruslan Kuchity, June 2005. Ossetians, the
descendents of Scythes, Sarmatians and Alans, occupy the northern and