Denys Monastyrsky

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Denys Monastyrsky
Денис Монастирський
Denys Monastyrsky.jpg
Official portrait, 2021
12th Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
In office
16 July 2021 – 18 January 2023
PresidentVolodymyr Zelenskyy
Prime MinisterDenys Shmyhal
Preceded byArsen Avakov
Succeeded byIhor Klymenko (acting)
People's Deputy of Ukraine
9th convocation
In office
29 August 2019 – 16 July 2021
ConstituencyServant of the People
Personal details
Born(1980-06-12)12 June 1980
Khmelnytskyi, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died18 January 2023(2023-01-18) (aged 42)
Brovary, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
Cause of deathHelicopter crash
Political partyServant of the People
Spouse(s)Zhanna
Children2
Alma materKhmelnytskyi University of Management and Law
Military service
Years of service2021–2023
CommandsMinistry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
Battles/wars

Denys Anatoliiovych Monastyrsky (Ukrainian: Денис Анатолійович Монастирський; 12 June 1980 – 18 January 2023) was a Ukrainian lawyer and politician. He was Ukraine's Minister of Internal Affairs from 16 July 2021, until his death in a helicopter crash in January 2023.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Parliament appoints Monastyrsky as Ukraine's interior minister Archived 20 March 2022 at the Wayback Machine, Ukrinform (16 July 2021)
  2. "Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the presentation of the Minister of Internal Affairs: Trust and respect for law enforcement agencies is the most important thing for the new minister". president.gov.ua. Archived from the original on 9 March 2022. Retrieved 30 July 2021.