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No More Georgian in South Ossetia’s Schools?

Anatoly Bibilov, de facto president of South Ossetia, at a ceremony marking the first day of the 2017-2018 school year. (photo: http://presidentruo.org/)

The school year has just begun in South Ossetia, but it could prove to be a strange one for the territory’s few remaining ethnic Georgians.

From this year onwards, all Georgian-medium schools in the self-declared republic are to shift to the Russian language (Georgian will remain an elective subject).

The change is to begin gradually, starting with the first to fourth grades, with an additional grade to transfer to Russian-language education each subsequent year,  the territory’s de-facto minister of science and education Natali Gassiyeva reported in August.

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No More Georgian in South Ossetia’s Schools?

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