President of the Republic of Tatarstan

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This is a list of Presidents of the Republic of Tatarstan, a title created in 1991. Following the expiration of the 1994 agreement between Moscow and Kazan which granted the republic substantial autonomy in 2017, the title of President is expected to be replaced with Head of the Republic in 2020.[1]

President of the Republic of Tatarstan
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Coat of arms of the Republic of Tatarstan
Rustam Minnikhanov official portrait.jpg
Rustam Minnikhanov

since March 25, 2010
Inaugural holderMintimer Shaimiev
FormationJune 12, 1991

Presidents of TatarstanEdit

# Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Political Party
1   Mintimer Shaimiev June 12, 1991 March 25, 2010 United Russia
2   Rustam Minnikhanov March 25, 2010 Incumbent United Russia

The latest election for the office was held on 13 September 2015

Candidates Party Votes %
Rushaniya Bilgildeeva A Just Russia 40,954 1.68
Rustam Minnikhanov United Russia 2,306,844 94.40
Khafiz Mirgalimov Communist Party 62,542 2.56
Ruslan Yusupov LDPR 19,778 0.81


  1. ^ Kozlov, Peter (2017-08-11). "The Kremlin will not extend the agreement with Tatarstan. Will it change something?". BBC (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-11-06.