Alexandru Caraman

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Alexandru Caraman (Russian: Aлексáндр Карамáн, Aleksandr Karaman), born in Cioburciu, Slobozia district), is a Transnistrian politician. He was the vice-president of Transnistria from 1990 to 2001 and is an ethnic Moldovan.

He was a communist party leader in Slobozia district, delegate at the 17th Congress of Moldovan Communist Party. He was against the acceptance by the Moldovan Communist Party of press freedom and criticise the tolerance that Communist party shows towards anticommunist publications.[1] Caraman was instrumental in declaration of independence of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic on September 2, 1990, and held the vice-presidency since that date.


  1. ^ Interview with Alexander Caraman in "Moldova" nr. 12/1990 (Romanian)
Political offices
Preceded by
Position established
Vice president of Transnistria
Succeeded by
Sergey Leontiev