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Servant of the People

Verkhovna Rada
UA - 01008 - Kyiv

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020


In the political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 27/01/2020

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Representative - Ukraine

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Disability, Multiple and Intersectional Discrimination (since 30/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Oleg VOLOSHYN (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 27/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Yevheniia KRAVCHUK (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (since 30/01/2020)


Last speeches

23/06/2021 | 18:29:14 Dear colleagues, Dear Madam Rapporteur, I would like to commend your extraordinary work for the report's preparation. Thank you. The draft report is comprehensive and covers multiple human rights violations committed against Crimean Tatars by the Russian Federation in the temporarily occupied part of the Ukrainian territory, autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol. Dear colleagues, eight years have already passed since the Russian Federation occupied Ukraine's Crimea. The... 23/06/2021 | 17:11:27 Dear colleagues, I would like to commend Madam rapporteur's extraordinary work for the report's preparation, so thank you, Miss GJERMENI. This report covers the crucial issue, how can we promote and support women from under-represented groups in the political and public life. During report preparation, we had effective communication with the Madam rapporteur on the situation of women's participation in Ukraine. Originally, the idea of the motion that preceded the report came from Ukrainian... 23/06/2021 | 13:08:15 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear colleagues, The importance of such an international legal human rights instrument as the Istanbul Convention can hardly be overestimated. My country has signed it 10 years ago and I am also firmly convinced that in the near future Ukraine will become one of the states parties to this international treaty. Currently, an advocacy campaign for the ratification of the Istanbul Convention is going on in Ukraine. In this convocation of the... 23/06/2021 | 13:01:18 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear colleagues, The lack of fair procedure for election preparation and counting in Belarus ultimately has led not only to a political crisis but to the serious human rights violations. People in Belarus came through violence, torture, mass arbitrary arrests, violations of freedom of speech and persecution targeting opposition members, journalists and bloggers, human rights defenders, lawyers and people who were simply peacefully protesting... 22/04/2021 | 13:09:45 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear colleagues, First of all, I would like to thank Mr. Jacques MAIRE for his comprehensive work on the report preparation. Today we are discussing another case of shameful human rights violations and suppression of freedom of speech. We are talking about poisoning and detention of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Russian authorities have shown the systematic practice of detentions, politically motivated persecutions of public...