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President of Transnistria

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President of Transnistria

President of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic
Yevgeny Shevchuk

since 30 December 2011
Residence Tiraspol
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Igor Smirnov
Formation 3 December 1991
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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.

The President of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, as Transnistria is officially called, is elected by the citizens of the republic on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot for a term of five years.

The current President is Yevgeny Shevchuk, since 30 December 2011. He was elected in the 2011 election.


  • Non-Presidential Heads of State 1
  • List of Presidents of Transnistria 2
  • Latest election 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Non-Presidential Heads of State

Head of State Position Took office Left office Party
1 Igor Smirnov Chairman of the Provisional Supreme Soviet 3 September 1990 29 November 1990 Independent
2 Igor Smirnov Chairman of the Republic 29 November 1990 29 August 1991 Independent
Andrey Manoylov Acting Chairman of the Republic 29 August 1991 1 October 1991 Independent
3 Igor Smirnov Chairman of the Republic 1 October 1991 3 December 1991 Independent

List of Presidents of Transnistria

President Took office Left office Party Vice President(s)
1 Igor Smirnov 3 December 1991 30 December 2011 Independent
Alexandru Caraman (1990–2001)
Sergey Leontiev (2001–2006)
Aleksander Korolyov (2006–2011)
2 Yevgeny Shevchuk 30 December 2011 Incumbent Independent

Latest election

See also

External links

  • Official PMR presidential site (in Russian)
  • Unofficial presidential website

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