Особенности политического и экономического развития Республики Южная Осетия
The article is devoted to the analysis of the peculiarities of the political and economic development of South Ossetia. A number of these features can be attributed to the external environment, including the specifics of the republic's relations with the Russian Federation. Other features reflect economic and political processes within countries, including the formation of the South Ossetian political class and the traditions of political struggle in South Ossetia. The article notes the peculiarities of South Ossetian sovereignty, including partial recognition of the republic, international isolation, and the absence of official political and economic ties with Georgia. The Russian Federation has assumed a special role in ensuring security and the main problems of organizing sustainable economic development in South Ossetia. As the features of the political and economic development of the republic, the article analyzes the high level of political activity and political competition in the internal South Ossetian political market. The republic is actively discussing options for developing relations with the Russian Federation. The dilemma of defining and forming a strategy for the development of South Ossetian statehood remains the main theme of the political struggle within the South Ossetian political class between supporters of the sovereign development of the Republic of South Ossetia and supporters of the young state's entry into the Russian Federation.
Particular attention is paid to the current economic situation in the country, the peculiarities of the development of the South Ossetian economy, and the lack of an investment climate. The only sponsor and investor of the republic is the Russian Federation. The transition from the stage of Russian subsidies to South Ossetia to the formation of a national economic model remains an important task for the leadership of the Republic of South Ossetia.