Yury Mihailovich Cheban was the Minister of Natural Resources and Ecological Control of Transnistria. Yury Cheban was born and raised in Tiraspol, today the capital of Transnistria. Cheban was replaced by Oleg Alekseevich Kaliakin on 30 January 2007. Currently Yury Cheban is working as deputy chairman of the Council of Industrialists, Agrarians and Entrepreneurs of Pridnestrovie (SPAPP) - association of employers of Transnistria, uniting mostly representatives of large and medium business.
- Official website of the ministry (Russian)