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First elections to the Supreme Council of Pridnestrovie


The history of Pridnestrovian parliamentarism began on September 2, 1990. The II Congress of Deputies of all levels proclaimed the formation of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic. The first governing body that performed the functions of both legislative and executive power was the Provisional Supreme Council. The young republic was ruled by 50 deputies of the Air Force For the first 2.5 months. They began to form government bodies, credit-financial and budget systems, adopted resolutions and ensured the life of enterprises and organizations. The Provisional Supreme Council adopted an election law. According to him, the first parliamentary elections in Pridnestrovie were scheduled for November 25, 1990.

The elections of the Supreme Council of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic held at the end of November 1990, completed the procedure of legitimizing state power in Pridnestrovie. The first organizational meeting of the elected Supreme Council of the TMSSR took place on November 29. It was bicameral and consisted of the Council of the Republic and the Council of Nationalities. Commissions and committees were approved. The II meeting of the Supreme Council took place on December 8, 1990. It adopted the Decree on State Power and the Declaration of Sovereignty. These documents formed the basis of the future Constitution of the PMR. The first Pridnestrovian parliamentarians were involved in its development and adoption.