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Roki Tunnel

Map of Georgia showing Zemo Roka
Map of South Ossetia, showing the location of the Roki Tunnel

The Roki Tunnel (also called Roksky Tunnel, Nizhny Zaramag in North Ossetia and is sometimes referred to as the Roki-Nizhny Zaramag border crossing.

The tunnel, completed by the

  • History of the tunnel (in The Georgian Times, Sep 10, 2008)

External links

  1. ^ Der Roki-Tunnel – Schlüsselstelle im Georgien-Konflikt
  2. ^ " Roki Tunnel". Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  3. ^ (accessed 2008-8-10)
  4. ^ (accessed 2008-8-10)
  5. ^ "Georgian rebel region evacuates children after deadly clashes". Channel NewsAsia. 2008-08-05. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  6. ^ Evans, Michael (2008-08-11). "Georgia: Reckless Saakashvili took on Russian Goliath Putin".  


See also

The tunnel has been important throughout the United States – has long called for the South Ossetian side of the tunnel to be placed under the control of international monitors, rather than by the South Ossetian secessionists and their Russian allies.[5] When the Russian authorities blocked the Kazbegi-Verkhni Lars customs checkpoint between June 2006 and March 2010, the Roki Tunnel was the only available road route from Russia to South Ossetia. The tunnel was also used as a supply route for the Russian troops during the 2008 South Ossetia War.[6]


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