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Vadim Brovtsev
Вадим Бровцев

Assumed office 
5 August 2009
President Eduard Kokoity
Preceded by Aslanbek Bulatsev

Born 26 July 1969 (1969-07-26) (age 40)
Chelyabinsk, Soviet Union (now Russia)

Vadim Vladimirovich Brovtsev (Russian: Вадим Владимирович Бровцев, born 26 July 1969 in Chelyabinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union[1]) is a Russian businessman[2] who has been Prime Minister of the Republic of South Ossetia since 5 August 2009.[3][4]

Brovtsev had served in the Soviet Strategic Rocket Forces.[1] From 2005 until his appointment to a political post, Brovtsev was head of the board of directors of Russian construction company Vermikulit based in the city of Chelyabinsk.[5]

Despite having no previous connection to South Ossetia,[6] Brovtsev became the premier in the Tskhinvali government after his predecessor, Aslanbek Bulatsev was fired, according to the official decree, on health reasons, on 4 August 2009.[7] 24 out of 27 MPs voted in favour of Brovtsev as the new PM. There were no other candidates.[5]

Brovtsev is married and has two children.[5][1]


  1. ^ a b c Ministry of Press and Mass Communications of South Ossetia: Profile of Vadim Brovtsev
  2. ^ Russian businessman appointed S.Ossetian premier. Reuters. August 5, 2009
  3. ^ (Russian) President of South Ossetia: Decree on the Head of the Government of the Republic of South Ossetia (5 August 2009)
  4. ^ UPI: South Ossetia names new prime minister (5 August 2009)
  5. ^ a b c Georgia Times: Brovtsev was confirmed the PM of South Ossetia (5 August 2009)
  6. ^ Tskhurbaev, Alan (21 August, 2009), South Ossetians Puzzled by Leaders. Institute for War & Peace Reporting Caucasus Reporting Service No. 507
  7. ^ (Russian) President of South Ossetia: Decree on A.S. Bulatsev (4 August 2009)
Political offices
Preceded by
Aslanbek Bulatsev
Prime Minister of South Ossetia


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