Since Dzhioyeva's election, Russia has increased South Ossetia's isolation.
The Moscow-appointed administrator for South Ossetia, Vitaly Denisov, looked tired the other day.
Three years after a short war between Russia and Georgia for control of the region, South Ossetia reveals its unhealed scars.
To this day, Russian troops occupy the Georgian provinces of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, which have declared independence.
Georgia lost the war in 2008 and Russia still occupies Abkhazia and South Ossetia.