|Prime Minister of South Ossetia|
15 May 2012 –20 January 2014
Acting: 26 April 2012 – 15 May 2012
|Preceded by||Vadim Brovtsev|
|Succeeded by||Domenty Kulumbegov (Acting)|
|Born||17 December 1951|
Mirtgadzhin, South Ossetia
Rostislav Erastovich Khugayev (Ossetian : Хугаты Ерасты фырт Ростик - Xugatê Érastê fêrt Roštik, Russian : Ростислав Ерастович Хугаев, born 17 December 1951) was the Prime Minister of South Ossetia from April 26, 2012 to January 20, 2014.
Khugayev was born in Mirtgadzhin in Dzau district in the South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast.
|Prime Minister||Rostislav Erastovich Khugayev|
|First Deputy Prime Minister of the Government||Domenti Sardionovich Kulumbegov|
|Deputy Prime Minister||Alla Aleksandrovna Dzhioyeva|
|Deputy Prime Minister||Guram Mikhailovich Melkoyev|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs||David Georgievich Sanakoyev|
|Minister of Defence||Valeriy Adamovich Yakhnovets|
|Minister of Internal Affairs||Akhsar Endrikovich Lavoyev|
|Minister of Justice||Murat Vladimirovich Vanayev|
|Minister for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Disaster Management||Anatoly Ilich Bibilov|
|Minister of Finance||Aza Konstantinovna Habalova|
|Minister of Economic Development||Zalina Yuryevna Hugati|
|Minister of Education and Science||Marina Lyudvigovna Chibirova|
|Minister of Culture||Maharbeg Rutenovich Kokoyev|
|Minister of Health and Social Development||Grigory Stepanovich Kulidzhanov|
|Minister of Agriculture||Mairbeg Vladimirovich Guchmazov|
|Minister of Construction, Architecture, Housing and Utilities||Eduard Nikolayevich Dzagoev|
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