[skin-vuh-lee, tskin-; Russian tskhyeen-vuh-lyi]
- a city in and the capital of the South Ossetian Autonomous Region, NW of Tbilisi.
South Ossetian Autonomous Region
- an autonomous region of the Georgian Republic, in the N part. 1428 sq. mi. (3900 sq. km). Capital: Tskhinvali.
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He fought alongside Russian forces in the heaviest fighting of the brief war at Tskhinvali, forcing Georgian forces to retreat.East Ukraine: Back in the USSR
November 19, 2014
- the Georgian name for South Ossetia