Boris Oleynik

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Borys Oliynyk

Boris Oleynik (Ukrainian: Олійник Борис Ілліч; 22 October 1935 – 30 April 2017) was a Ukrainian poet, translator, and politician. He served on the Verkhovna Rada from 1992 to 2006. He was also a member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He was a communist. He taught cultural and diplomatic studies at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Oleynik died on 30 April 2017 of heart failure in Kiev, Ukraine, aged 81.[1]

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  1. "Пішов з життя видатний український поет Борис Олійник" (in Ukrainian). 30 April 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2017.

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