Prime Minister of Transnistria

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Prime Minister of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic
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Aleksandr Martynov

since 17 December 2016
Residence Tiraspol
Appointer Vadim Krasnoselsky,
as President of Transnistria
Inaugural holder Pyotr Stepanov
Formation18 January 2012
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The Prime Minister of Transnistria is the head of government of the Pridnestrovian Moldovan Republic.

The head of government is either the highest or second highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony, who often presides over a cabinet, a group of ministers or secretaries who lead executive departments. "Head of government" is often differentiated from "head of state", as they may be separate positions, individuals, or roles depending on the country.

Transnistria de facto unrecognized state in Eastern Europe that has declared independence from Moldova

Transnistria, or Transdniestria, officially the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, is a primarily unrecognised state that split off from Moldova after the dissolution of the USSR and mostly consists of a narrow strip of land between the river Dniester and the territory of Ukraine. Transnistria has been recognised only by three other mostly non-recognised states: Abkhazia, Artsakh, and South Ossetia. The region is considered by the UN to be part of Moldova.



From 3 September to 29 November 1990, there was a separate position of Chairman of the Government (Council of Ministers), the acting was Stanislav Moroz. After that, the office of Prime Minister was abolished. Until 2012, the head of government is the President.

President of Transnistria

The President of Transnistria is the highest elected official of Transnistria, a small unrecognized country which declared independence from Moldova in 1990. The president of the republic is the country's head of state and is also commander in chief of its armed forces. As per the Constitution of Transnistria, he also represents the country abroad.

Prime Minister of Transnistria was introduced on 1 January 2012 in accordance with amendments made in June 2011 to the Constitution of Transnistria.

List of Prime Ministers of Transnistria

TenurePolitical AffiliationLegislaturePresident
Took OfficeLeft Office
Statnislav Moroz
Acting Prime Minister
3 September 19909 December 1990 CPSU Provisional
Chairman of the Presidium
Igor Smirnov
Post is abolished, the government was headed by the President
1 Petr Stepanov.jpg Pyotr Stepanov
(born 1959)
18 January 201210 July 2013 Independent V
Yevgeny Shevchuk
Yevgeny Shevchuk 2016.jpg
2 Tat'iana Turanskaia.jpg Tatiana Turanskaya
(born 1972)
10 July 201313 October 2015 Independent
Maiia Parnas.jpg Maija Parnas
(born 1974)
Acting Prime Minister
13 October 201530 November 2015 Independent
(2) Tat'iana Turanskaia.jpg Tatiana Turanskaya
(born 1972)
30 November 20152 December 2015 Independent
Maiia Parnas.jpg Maija Parnas
(born 1974)
Acting Prime Minister
2 December 201523 December 2015 Independent
3 Pavel Prokudin.jpg Pavel Prokudin
(born 1966)
23 December 201517 December 2016 Independent VI
4 Aleksandr Martynov.jpg Aleksandr Martynov
(born 1981)
17 December 2016Incumbent Independent Vadim Krasnoselsky
Vadim Krasnosel'skii 30.01.2017.jpg

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