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Lytvyn Volodymyr Mykhailovych



elected in a multi-mandate nationwide district
"The Lytvyn Block" (the People's Party, Labour Party of Ukraine)
Number in the list:1

Assumed deputy's authorities on: 23 November 2007

Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (elected on 09.12.2008)


  • Member of the Deputy Faction "The Lytvyn Bloc" (the People's Party, the Labour Party of Ukraine) at The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
  • Co-Chairman of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Seimas of the Lithuanian Republic and Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland
  • Head of the Executive Committee of the National Parliamentary Group in the Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • Member of the Group on Inter-Parliamentary Liaison with the United Kingdom of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland



  • Party membership: member of the People's Party
    Date of birth: 28 April 1956
    Place of birth: village Sloboda-Romanivska, Novohrad-Volynsky district of Zhytomyr region
    Education: higher
    Kyiv T.H.Shevchenko State University of Lenin Order(1978); historian, teacher of history and sociology
    Scientific degree: Doctor of History
    Academic status: member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, member of the Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, professor
    Foreign languages: Spanish, English languages
    Marital status: married, has a son and a daugther



    Labour activity:
    1978-1986 worked at the university administration of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko State University,
    attended post-graduate courses,
    worked as a lecturer and senior lecturer
    1986-1989 director of the department of the Ministry of Higher and Specialized Secondary Education of Ukraine
    1989-1991 worked in the party apparat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine
    1991-1994 associate professor, doctoral candidate of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko State University
    07.1994-09.1996 Presidential Aide in charge of domestic policy, Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of Ukraine
    09.1996-10.1999 First Presidential Aide
    10.1999-03.2002 Head of Administration of the President of Ukraine
    2002-2006 Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
    05.2006-11.2007 Vice-President of the National Academy of Sciences
    11.2007 - till now People's Deputy of Ukraine
    12.2008 - till now Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

    Scientific activity:
    since 1984 Candidate of History
    since 1995 Doctor of History
    since 1996 professor of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University
    since 1997 corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
    since 2000 member of the Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine
    since 2003 full member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

    Publications:
    Author of the books
    "Political Arena of Ukraine: Characters and Performers" , "Ukraine: Politics, Politicians, Authority" , "Ukraine:Chronicle of Progress (1991-2001)" , "Ukraine: Experience and Problems of State Building (90's of c.)" , "Dimension by History" , "Ukraine: Europe or Eurasia" , "To Serve the Lively Life of the Nation", "To Create Ukraine the Great" , "History of Ukraine" in 3 volumes, "Right of the Truth" , "Ukraine-2004. Events. Documents. Facts" in 3 volumes , "Ukraine will be" , "History of Ukraine" (textbook)


    Authorities of the Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine



    Contact information:
    01008, Kyiv-8, 5 Hrushevskoho Str.
    Phone number: 255-27-45
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