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Head of the Republic of Crimea is the highest official and the head of the executive power of the Republic of Crimea; an internationally disputed federal subject of the Russian Federation located on the Crimean Peninsula.[1]

Head of the Republic of Crimea
Глава Республики Крым
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Sergey Aksyonov

since 9 October 2014
AppointerState Council
Term lengthFive years, no more than two consecutive terms
Inaugural holderSergey Aksyonov

Crimean Head's policy is to ensure compliance with the Constitution and federal laws and the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Crimea, as well as the equality of nations and the rights and freedoms of man and citizen, and the preservation of the coordinated functioning of state bodies of the Republic. Person under 30 cannot be a head of the Republic.

Term of office - five years. Appointed by the State Council of the Republic on nomination of President of the Russian Federation. Acting Head of the Republic is appointed directly by President.

As of October 9, 2014, the Head of the Republic of Crimea is Sergey Valeryevich Aksyonov.



Head Took office Left office Election Party Prime minister(s)
1   Sergey Aksyonov
(1972-11-26) November 26, 1972 (age 46)
14 April 2014 9 October 2014 None[A 1] United Russia Himself
9 October 2014 Incumbent
(term expires in October 2019)



Three candidates were nominated for the election, the Acting Head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Crimea Gennady Naraev (both from United Russia), and the State Duma Deputy Alexander Terentyev from A Just Russia.[2]

Candidate Party Votes %
Sergey Aksyonov United Russia 75 100
Gennady Narayev United Russia 0 0
Alexander Terentyev A Just Russia 0 0
Total 75 100


  1. ^ Appointed by the President of Russia as Acting Head of Republic


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