Eduard Kokoity

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Eduard Kokoyty
Кокойты Эдуард
President of South Ossetia
In office
18 December 2001 – 10 December 2011
Prime MinisterGerasim Khugayev
Igor Sanakoyev
Zurab Kokoyev (Acting)
Yury Morozov
Boris Chochiev (Acting)
Aslanbek Bulatsev
Vadim Brovtsev
Preceded byLyudvig Chibirov
Succeeded byVadim Brovtsev (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1964-10-31) 31 October 1964 (age 59)
Tskhinvali, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
(now de jure Georgia, de facto South Ossetia)
Political partyUnity Party
Spouse(s)Madina Tolparova

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.[1]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. 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]

  1. "Former KGB chief wins South Ossetia". The Daily Telegraph. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2014.