|President of South Ossetia|
18 December 2001 – 10 December 2011
|Prime Minister||Gerasim Khugayev|
Zurab Kokoyev (Acting)
Boris Chochiev (Acting)
|Preceded by||Lyudvig Chibirov|
|Succeeded by||Vadim Brovtsev (Acting)|
|Born||31 October 1964|
Tskhinvali, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
(now de jure Georgia, de facto South Ossetia)
|Political party||Unity Party|
Eduard Dzhabeyevich Kokoyty (Ossetian: Кокойты Джабейы фырт Эдуард, romanized: Kokojty Ĝabejy fyrt Edward; born 31 October 1964) is the former President of the partially recognized state South Ossetia.[note 1] His term in office lasted just under ten years, beginning December 2001 and ending December 2011.
Notes[change | change source]
- ↑ South Ossetia's status is disputed. It considers itself to be an independent state, but this is recognised by only a few other countries. The Georgian government and most of the world's other states consider South Ossetia de jure a part of Georgia's territory.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Former KGB chief wins South Ossetia". The Daily Telegraph. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2014.