Presidential candidates: who is who

Кандидаты в президенты: кто есть кто

The list of contenders

Election campaign at elections of the President of Ukraine 2019 already in full swing. Judging by the start of the election, it promises to be not only hot, but also numerous: dozens of politicians have already announced their intention to compete for the presidency. There are those who are still “undecided” whether to go or not to go, but whom political scientists, sociologists and the public to actively “Woo” candidates.

Anyway, finally dot the “I” in question, who we will see on the ballot on March 31, puts one on the Central election Commission. Her powers include the registration of candidates. Or refusal of registration – in case, if the potential applicant does not comply with any requirements of the legislation.

To help voters navigate the campaign website, “Today” publishes the list of officially registered candidates with a brief description of who is who. List policies are located in the order, which was registered in the CEC.

The material will be updated. First, the CEC registers candidates on 8 February. Second, until March 8, inclusive, the applicant may be excluded from the list upon request. Finally, a candidate may drop out for various reasons (for example, due to the recognition of the disabled) and later. And so we’ll follow the edit list and update it for you until election day.

1. Shevchenko Igor A.

Кандидаты в президенты: кто есть кто


Born on 10 Jan 1971 in Alexandria, Kirovohrad region, lives in Kiev. The President of the charity organization “Successful Ukraine”. The independent candidate.

Igor Shevchenko – lawyer. After graduation in different fields, studying at the Institute of physical education, the history Department. In the end, from the Institute of international relations of Kyiv national University. Of Taras Shevchenko. For a long time practiced law in a private law firm “Shevchenko Didkovsky and Partners”. Published the magazine Elite Club. From December 2014 to June 2015 occupied the post of Minister of environment under the quota of “Batkivshchyna”, dismissed from his post due to disagreements with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

31 December 2018 the first of the candidates filed documents to the CEC and the first was 4 January. After registration began a banner campaign to find wives.

2. Kaplin Sergey Nikolaevich

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Born December 15, 1979 in the village of Opryshky, Globinsky district, Poltava region, he also lives there. People’s Deputy of Ukraine. Sergey Kaplin nominated presidential candidate of the Social democratic party (former “Party of ordinary people,” which Caplin was created and led for a long time). On the website of the Social democratic party it appears in the list of leaders of the party, but on the CEC website listed as non-partisan.

Sergey Kaplin diplomas at several universities. In the Ukrainian state University of food technology, he received a degree of economist. At the International University “Ukraine” studied “Marketing”. In 2011 he entered the law faculty of Kyiv national economic University. V. Getman. Were you able to finish Caplin this University, there is no information.

Caplin was twice elected Deputy of Ukraine: in 2012 – from party “BLOW” Vitali Klitschko in 2014 – from “Blok Petro Poroshenko”. The Parliament is a representative of the Federation of trade unions.

3. Nalyvaichenko Valentyn Oleksandrovych

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Was born on 8 June 1966 in Zaporizhia. Lives in Kiev. The head of the political party “Social-political movement Valentin Nalyvaychenko “Justice”. Nominated as a candidate for President of Ukraine at the Congress of the party “political movement Valentin Nalyvaychenko “Justice” on 3 January 2019. Was a presidential candidate on January 8.

Valentyn Nalyvaichenko a philologist by education, graduated from the Philology Department of Kiev University named after Taras Shevchenko. He also studied at the Institute of intelligence to them. Andropov, but never finished this school. Long time worked in the diplomatic service, including Consul of the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine in the Republic of Belarus. Twice (in 2006 and 2010 and 2014-2015) was the head of the SBU. The people’s Deputy of Ukraine of VII convocation. Friends with Dmitry Yarosh, who was assistant Nalyvaychenko when he was a Deputy.

4. Skotsyk Vitaly Evstafievich

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Born March 15, 1972 in the village of Simonov Goshchansky district, Rivne region. Lives in Kiev, is a Professor of the Department of horse breeding and beekeeping, National University of life and environmental Sciences of Ukraine. Doctor of economic Sciences.

Vitaliy Skotsyk since 2009 was a member of the Agrarian party of Ukraine, and from September 2014 became its head. However, in September of 2018 as the result of inner processes was stripped of his post and expelled from AAP. Skotsyk described the situation raider seizure of the party and in October held a Congress of the presidential administration, nominated him as a presidential candidate. Nevertheless, the election of Vitaliy Skotsyk went as the independent candidate, in the party membership on the CEC website against the name Skotsyk says “non-partisan”. Was a candidate for the presidency January 8, 2019.

5. Garden Andrei Ivanovich

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Born on 19 August 1968 in Lviv. He also lives there. The mayor of the city. Nominated as a candidate for President of Ukraine party “Union “Samopomich”, the founder and head of which is. Was a presidential candidate on January 8.

Andriy Sadovyi has two education: electronics engineer and economist. Large father (Garden of five sons) and perennial mayor of the city. In the parliamentary elections of 2014 Garden, leading the “Association “Self-help” was only 50th in the electoral list of the party that did not allow him to enter the Parliament. However, he did not seek to become a people’s Deputy, preferring a political career in Kiev, the leadership of his native city.

On the eve of the start of the presidential campaign the Union refused Anatoly Gritsenko, stating its intention to go on elections independently.

6. Moore Evgeny

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Born on 2 December 1976 in the town of Zmiev of Kharkov region, lives in Kharkov. People’s Deputy of Ukraine. The leader of the political party “Our”, nominated him as a presidential candidate. Registered with the CEC as a candidate on 15 January 2019.

Eugene Moore has two higher education: economic (Kharkov state University) and law (national law University. Yaroslav The Wise). Was engaged in business, until in 2010 by the decree of President Viktor Yanukovych was appointed head of Zmiyiv rayon state administration. After two years of work in the RGA stood in people’s deputies on the majority district No. 181. In 2014 he was elected a people’s Deputy in the same County.

Eugene Moore was the founder of the TV channel “OUR” and the beneficiary of the TV channel NewsOne. Director of Kharkiv regional Organization of Federation of Boxing of Ukraine. Divorced.

7. Hrytsenko Anatoliy Stepanovych

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Born October 25, 1957 in the village of Rogachevka Zvenigorod district, Cherkasy region, lives in Kiev. At the moment – associate Professor of political science, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. The leader of the party “Civic position”, it is nominated as a presidential candidate. Registered by the CEC on 15 January 2019.

Anatoly Gritsenko, a former defence Minister, stood in this post under Prime Ministers Yulia Tymoshenko, Yuriy Yekhanurov and Viktor Yanukovych. Twice elected people’s Deputy in 2007 – from the bloc “Our Ukraine – national self-defence”, in 2012-m – from “Batkivshchyna”. The current attempt to become President – the third in the biography Gritsenko, before he ran for election in 2010 (9th place) and 2014 (4th).

Before the start of the campaign Gritsenko called for a wide coalition of opposition forces to nominate a single candidate, but to no avail. However, he managed to unite a number of politicians of the second echelon, of which the candidate formed his team.

8. Kupriy Vitaly Nikolaevich

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Born August 20, 1973 in Dneprodzerzhinsk (now – monay) in Dnipropetrovsk region. Lives in Kiev. MP of Ukraine, elected on the majority district No. 29 in Dnipropetrovsk region from the “Block Petro Poroshenko. Kupriy left faction of the BPP shortly after the resignation of Igor Kolomoisky as Governor of Dnipropetrovsk region. In this time – independent.

Vitaly Kupriy economic and legal education: he graduated from the economic faculty of Dnepropetrovsk state University and the School of business at Macquarie University in Sydney (Australia), aidp (specialty “Jurisprudence”). Now studying at the graduate school of the Institute of legislation of the Verkhovna Rada, specialty “Constitutional law”.

Since the early 90s and until the election of a Deputy was engaged in business: first sale of equipment and clothing, then real estate and advertising. Participated in elections of the mayor of Dneprodzerzhinsk in 2008 and took second place. During the Revolution of dignity has sued for the dispersal of students on Maidan on 30 November.

The CEC registered the presidential candidate on 15 January 2019. A non-partisan, independent candidate.

9. Balashov Gennady

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Born on 20 Feb 1961 in Dnepropetrovsk (now Dnieper). Lives in Kiev. Nominated as a candidate by a political party “5.10”, which is. The CEC registered 18 January 2019.

Gennady Balashov graduated from the economic faculty of Dnepropetrovsk state University, after which he engaged in business. Veteran of Ukrainian politics: in 2008, with the ex-mayor of Kiev Leonid Chernovetsky has created party “For beautiful Ukraine”. A little later, independently, – party “Beautiful Ukraine”, and in 2014-m – “5.10”. Was a people’s Deputy of III convocation. Ran on a mazhoritarka also in the elections of 2002 and 2012, the election of mayor in 2015, but the Parliament has not passed, and the election of the mayor of Kiev has occupied 11-e a place.

As a politician known for his outrageous. Was the presenter. He wrote several books, particularly the book “How to be an adventurer? Reflections of a millionaire”. Advocates for a fundamental change in tax legislation in the country.

10. Bogomolets Olga Vadimovna

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She was born 22 Mar 1966 in Kiev, lives in the capital. MP: the Parliament was on the list of “Block Poroshenko” (No. 3 in the list). Comes in a fraction of the PPB, headed by the Committee on health. Adviser to the President on humanitarian issues.

Born into a prominent family of hereditary physicians, Olga Bogomolets, of course, also chose the profession of a doctor. Graduated from medical University named after O. O. Bogomolets. Doctor of medical Sciences. In addition, Olga Bogomolets has a psychology degree from the National pedagogical University im. Dragomanov.

Worked as a dermatologist and chief of Department of the Kiev dermatovenerologic dispensary, and then established the Clinic of laser medicine, which eventually became the Institute of dermatology and cosmetology Dr. Bogomolets. Some time was the personal physician of President Viktor Yushchenko.

Olga Bohomolets, a famous singer-songwriter, winner of many competitions of art song.

Participated as a doctor in all three of the “Maidan revolution”. During the Revolution on granite was a volunteer during the Orange Revolution of dignity – coordinator of the medical service of the Maidan. In 2014 he ran for the post of President of Ukraine on early elections (8 th place). For elections 2019 went as the independent candidate. The CEC registered the presidential candidate, on 18 January 2019.

11. Shevchenko Aleksandr Leonidovich

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Born April 8, 1971 in the city of Kolomyia Ivano-Frankivsk region. Living in Polyanytsya village, Yaremche town Ivano-Frankivsk region. People’s Deputy of Ukraine of the VII and VIII convocation (elected on the majority district No. 83). The year was in the BPP, then came out of it.

Alexander Shevchenko in the profession radioinzhiner. After graduating from Chernivtsi University (studied at the faculty of physics) for some time worked as the assembler of radio equipment. Then he went into business. Was the Director of “Scorzonera”, which owns the ski resort “Bukovel”.

Alexander Shevchenko six children.

Nominated as a candidate by a political party “Ukrainian Union of patriots – DILL”. Was registered on 21 Jan 2019.

12. Roman Nasirov M.

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Born on March 3, 1979 in Kiev, there and lives. The CEC registered the candidate in presidents of Ukraine of 21 January 2019 as the independent candidate.

Roman Nasirov economic (Chernihiv state Institute of Economics and management) and law (law faculty of the Kiev national Shevchenko) education. He is a candidate of legal Sciences.

After graduation long worked in various commercial companies. He was a people’s Deputy of Ukraine of VII convocation (elected on the list of “Block Poroshenko”), headed the Committee on taxation and customs policy. Deprived of the mandate because of the withdrawal of the civil service: in 2015, the Roman Nasirov was headed by the State fiscal service. Dismissed in January and reinstated by the court in December 2018.

In March 2017 the NAB arrested on suspicion of a crime under article 364, part 2 of the Criminal code (abuse of office). Nasirova charged with causing damage to the state of $ 2 billion. Arrested and released under. a Deposit of 100 million (paid by the wife Nasirova).

Roman Nasirov – President of Federation of judo of Ukraine.