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|1st Prime Minister of Georgia|
26 August 1991 – 6 January 1992
|Preceded by||Murman Omanidze (acting); Tengiz Sigua|
|Succeeded by||Tengiz Sigua|
Gugushvili was appointed prime minister, on August 26, 1991, after Tengiz Sigua resigned in August 1991. The closest associate of Georgia’s former President Zviad Gamsakhurdia, he followed him into exile after the 1991-1992 coup and took part in the 1993 uprising. After the failure of the uprising and Gamsakhurdia’s death, Gugushvili was granted political asylum in Finland. As of 2008, he lives in Vantaa.
In 1992-1994 Gugushvili was a Member of the Cabinet of Ministers of Chechen Republic Ichkeria President Dzhokhar Dudayev (acting as Head of Department of Statistics) as well as an economic advisor to Dudayev.
- Interview with Ben Laenen of DejaVu, Libre Graphics Magazine, November 2010, p. 56
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