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The Ossetians or Ossetes are an Iranian ethnic group of the Caucasus Mountains , indigenous to the region known as Ossetia. They speak Ossetic, an Iranian ...

Ossetian language, alphabet and pronunciation - Omniglot


Information about Ossetian, an Indo-Iranian language spoken in Iraq, Turkey, Iran , Syria and a number of other countries.

Mar 14, 2014 ... Nevertheless History cannot be changed and the descendents of the Saramatians now live in a region called Ossetia (between the Russian ...

Ossetians - Ossetian-Alanian history


Ossetian-Alanian history Brief overview by Ruslan Kuchity Ossetian-Alanian history.

From Sarmatia to Alania to Ossetia: The Land of the Iron People ...


Jan 16, 2012 ... Such a depiction generally seems fitting for the Ossetians, the apparent descendents of a nomadic group called the Sarmatians that dominated ...

Family Tree DNA - Ossetian DNA Project


312082, Bzykov, Bzykov, N.Ossetia, Russian Federation, E-L117, 13, 25, 13, 10, 16-18, 11, 12, 12, 13, 12, 30, 16, 9-9, 11, 11, 25, 14, 20, 32, 14-16-16-17, 9, 12 ...

Georgia and South Ossetia - American University


The South Ossetians of Georgia have been in conflict with the Georgian government since just before the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the early 1990's.

South Ossetian Opposition Calls For Referendum On Unification


Jan 8, 2014 ... Ever since the population of Georgia's autonomous republic of South Ossetia began campaigning in 1989 to secede from what was then still ...

What are the main causes of conflict in South Ossetia and how can ...

www.kent.ac.uk/brussels/documents/journal/2009/Greg Jentzsch - What are the main causes of conflict in South Ossetia and how can they best be addressed to promote lasting peace.pdf

Conflict between the Georgian government and Ossetian separatists has plagued the region known today as South Ossetia since the early 1990s. At times this ...

South Ossetia - GlobalSecurity.org


Jun 4, 2016 ... South Ossetia, with a population of 70000, has close ties to the neighboring region of North Ossetia in Russia and once had the status of an ...

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Ossetian Genetics - DNA of the people of Ossetia in the Caucasus ...


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.

Ossetians - Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies


The Ossetians are an Iranian ethnic group from Ossetia, a region in the northern Caucasus Mountains in Europe. Ossetians populate North Ossetia-Alania in ...

SOUTH OSSETIA | Russia's Periphery


[H. Joseph Ware]. The Ossetians differ from their Caucasian neighbors in ethnic background, language, and religion. It is held by some that the Ossetians are ...