Prime Minister of Transnistria

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Prime Minister of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic
Native names
  • Romanian: Președintele Guvernului Republicii Moldovenești Nistrene
    Moldovan Cyrillic: Прешединтеле Гувернулуй Републичий Молдовенешть Нистрене
    Russian: Председатель Правительства Приднестровской Молдавской Республики
    Ukrainian: Голова уряду Придністровської Молдавської Республіки
Transnistria-coa.svg
Incumbent
Aleksandr Rosenberg
since 30 May 2022
Residence Tiraspol
Appointer President
Inaugural holder Pyotr Stepanov
Formation18 January 2012;10 years ago (2012-01-18)

The chairman of the government of the Pridnestrovian Moldovan Republic also informally known as the prime minister of Transnistria is the de facto head of government of the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldovan Republic, that is de jure part of Moldova.

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The current prime minister is Aleksandr Rosenberg, since 30 May 2022, under the presidency of Vadim Krasnoselsky. [1]

History

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 was the president.

The office of 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

No.PortraitName
(Birth–Death)
Term of officePolitical partyLegislaturePresident
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
No image.png Stanislav Moroz
(1938–2013)
Acting Prime Minister
3 September 19909 December 199097 days CPSU Provisional
Supreme
Soviet
Igor Smirnov
Igor Smirnov (2017-10-04).jpg
(1990–1991)
Office abolished (9 December 1990 – 18 January 2012)
1 Petr Stepanov (cropped).jpg Pyotr Stepanov
(born 1959)
18 January 201210 July 20131 year, 173 days Independent V
(2010)
Yevgeny Shevchuk
Yevgeny Shevchuk (vspmr.org).jpg
(2011–2016)
2 Tat'iana Turanskaia (cropped).jpg Tatiana Turanskaya
(born 1972)
10 July 201313 October 20152 years, 95 days Independent
Maiia Parnas (cropped).jpg Maya Parnas
(born 1974)
Acting Prime Minister
13 October 201530 November 201548 days Independent
(2) Tat'iana Turanskaia (cropped).jpg Tatiana Turanskaya
(born 1972)
30 November 20152 December 20152 days Independent
Maiia Parnas (cropped).jpg Maya Parnas
(born 1974)
Acting Prime Minister
2 December 201523 December 201521 days Independent
3 Pavel Prokudin (22-08-2017).jpg Pavel Prokudin
(born 1966)
23 December 201517 December 2016360 days Independent VI
(2015)
4 Aleksandr Martynov (cropped).jpg Aleksandr Martynov
(born 1981)
17 December 201630 May 20225 years, 164 days Independent Vadim Krasnoselsky
Vadim Krasnoselsky official photo 3.jpg
(2016–present)
VII
(2020)
5 Aleksandr Rosenberg
(born 1967)
30 May 2022Incumbent213 days Independent

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References

  1. "Александр Мартынов возглавил правительство Приднестровья" [Alexander Martynov takes over the government of Transnistria] (in Russian). Rambler. December 17, 2016.