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Verkhovna Rada
UA - 01008 - Kyiv

Working language: English

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In the political groups

  • Member: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance since 23/01/2023

In the Assembly

  • since 23/01/2023 Substitute - Ukraine

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

  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Refugee and Migrant Children and Young People (since 15/03/2023)
  • Alternate of Ms Larysa BILOZIR (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 02/03/2023)


Last speeches

27/01/2023 | 10:35:17 Dear President, Dear members of the Assembly, No one in Europe knows more than Ukrainians about the pain and death that weapons bring. Ukrainians also understand how weapons can help defeat an aggressor. Everything depends on whose hands the weapons are in. Paragraph 9 of this resolution has a very clear lesson for us: Autonomous weapons systems must not be used if they are likely to cause superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering. The Russian occupiers made a real massacre in Irpin... 25/01/2023 | 18:53:37 Dear Mr President, dear members of the Assembly, First of all, I thank all of you, rapporteurs, for the three reports. Thank you. I would like once more to introduce information that the Ukrainian parliament ratified this convention last year. We did it on our way to be in Europe, to integrate into the European Union. This Convention applies both in peacetime and in time of war, according to Article 2 of the Convention, and today the Convention faces one of the biggest challenges on the... 24/01/2023 | 19:08:15 Thank you. Dear Mr President, dear members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, It's a great pleasure for me to be here with you. It's my first time here in the heart of democracy, of human rights, of rule of law. My name is Mr Pavlo BAKUNETS. I'm from the Verkhovna Rada, from the delegation of Ukraine. We are here to remind you, to remind the world about the brutal hard war which has been going on in Ukraine. This war started in 2014. This war is very hard this year. It's...