Prime Minister of Crimea
The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea is the head of government
Head of government
Head of government is the chief officer of the executive branch of a government, often presiding over a cabinet. In a parliamentary system, the head of government is often styled prime minister, chief minister, premier, etc...

 of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea
Crimea , or the Autonomous Republic of Crimea , is a sub-national unit, an autonomous republic, of Ukraine. It is located on the northern coast of the Black Sea, occupying a peninsula of the same name...

, located in the southern region of Ukraine
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It has an area of 603,628 km², making it the second largest contiguous country on the European continent, after Russia...

. Sometimes referred as the Premier-Minister of Crimea, out of brevity, the position's official name is the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the ARC. The Chairman, whose nomination is proposed by the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea
Verkhovna Rada of Crimea
The Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea is the 100-member unicameral parliament of the Ukrainian territory the Autonomous Republic of Crimea...

 (Crimean parliament) with the approval of the President of Ukraine
President of Ukraine
Prior to the formation of the modern Ukrainian presidency, the previous Ukrainian head of state office was officially established in exile by Andriy Livytskyi. At first the de facto leader of nation was the president of the Central Rada at early years of the Ukrainian People's Republic, while the...

 and then approved by the Crimean parliament, presides over the Council of Ministers of Crimea
Council of Ministers of Crimea
The Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea , briefly SovMin, is the executive branch of government of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a republic within southern Ukraine...


Prime Ministers of Crimea

  • Vitaliy Kurashyk (March 22, 1991 - May 20, 1993)
  • Borys Samsonov (May 20, 1993 - February 4, 1994)
  • Yuriy Meshkov
    Yuriy Meshkov
    Yuriy Olexandrovich Meshkov ; born October 25, 1945) is a former Ukrainian politician and Russian separatist in Crimea. Yuriy Meshkov served as the first and only President of Crimea from 1994 to 1995.-Biography:...

     (February 4, 1994 - October 6, 1994)
  • Anatoliy Franchuk (October 6, 1994 - March 22, 1995)
  • Anatoliy Drobotov (March 22, 1995 - March 31, 1995)
  • Anatoliy Franchuk (March 31, 1995 - January 26, 1996)
  • Arkadiy Demydenko (January 26, 1996 - June 4, 1997)
  • Anatoliy Franchuk (June 4, 1997 - May 27, 1998)
  • Serhiy Kunitsyn (May 27, 1998 - July 25, 2001)
  • Valeriy Horbatov (July 25, 2001 - April 29, 2002)
  • Serhiy Kunitsyn (April 29, 2002 - April 20, 2005)
  • Anatoliy Matviienko (April 20, 2005 - September 21, 2005)
  • Anatoliy Burdiuhov (September 23, 2005 - June 2, 2006)
  • Viktor Plakida
    Viktor Plakida
    Viktor Tarasovych Plakida is a Ukrainian politician and businessman. Plakida served as the Prime Minister of Crimea, an autonomous region in southern Ukraine, from 2006 to 2010...

     (June 2, 2006 - March 17, 2010)
  • Vasyl Dzharty
    Vasyl Dzharty
    Vasyl Heorhiyovych Dzharty was a Ukrainian politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Crimea, which is also known as the Chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers, from March 17, 2010, until his death in August 2011...

     (March 17, 2010 - August 17, 2011)
  • Anatolii Mohyliov
    Anatolii Mohyliov
    Anatolii Volodymyrovych Mohyliov is the Prime Minister of Crimea since November 8, 2011 and former Ukrainian Minister of Internal Affairs.-Biography:...

    (November 8, 2011 - Incumbent)

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