Zurab Kokoyev

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Zurab Revazovich Kokoyev
Зураб Ревазович Кокоев
Prime Minister of South Ossetia
In office
May 2005 – 5 July 2005
President Eduard Kokoity
Preceded by Igor Sanakoyev
Succeeded by Yury Morozov
Personal details
Born (1959-02-14) 14 February 1959 (age 58)
Tskhinvali, Soviet Union
Political party Unity

Zurab Revazovich Kokoyev (Russian: Зураб Ревазович Кокоев, born 14 February 1959 in Tskhinvali, South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union[1]) is a South Ossetian politician and currently a member of South Ossetia's parliament, where he is one of three vice-speakers, and Chairman of the Committee for construction, industry, transport and communications.[2] He is the leader of the Unity Party,[3] which is allied with President of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity.

Kokoyev was first deputy prime minister from October 2003 until 31 December 2005 and acting Prime Minister from May until July 2005.[1][4] Before this, he was head of the administration of Tskhinvali district since 2002.[1]

Kokoyev is married and has a daughter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d (Russian) Caucasian Knot: Profile of Zurab Revazovich Kokoyev (12 May 2009)
  2. ^ (Russian) Ministry of Press and Mass Communications: Elected vice-speakers and committee chairpersons (23 June 2009)
  3. ^ (Russian) Information about the Unity Party
  4. ^ Rulers.org: South Ossetia
Political offices
Preceded by
Igor Sanakoyev
Prime Minister of South Ossetia
Succeeded by
Yury Morozov
Preceded by
Stanislav Kochiev
Acting Chairman of the Parliament of South Ossetia
Succeeded by
Stanislav Kochiev