No Russian bases in South Ossetia

The Russian Foreign Ministry has denied suggestions that Russian military bases will be located in South Ossetia. It says Russia is currently working on a cooperation deal with Abkhazia and South Ossetia, but that it’s t

The cooperation agreement is expected to be signed on September 2.

The authorities of the disputed republic had previously claimed that deploying two bases would be part of a future cooperation agreement with Moscow.

Russia's foreign ministry says that this statement might have been premature.