Kostiantyn Sytnyk

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Kostiantyn Sytnyk
Ситник Костянтин Меркурійович.jpg
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada
In office
1980–1985
Preceded byMykhailo Bilyi
Succeeded byPlaton Kostiuk
Director of the Botanic Institute (NANU)
In office
1970–2003
Preceded byAlfred Oksner
Succeeded byYakiv Didukh
Personal details
Born
Kostiantyn Merkuriyovych Sytnyk

(1926-06-03)3 June 1926
Luhanske, Luhansk Okruha, Ukrainian SSR
Died22 July 2017(2017-07-22) (aged 91)
Kiev, Ukraine
Political partyUkrainian Platform "Sobor"
Other political
affiliations
All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks) (1982-90)
People's Democratic Party (1996-99)

Kostiantyn Merkuriyovych Sytnyk (Ukrainian: Костянтин Меркурійович Ситник; 3 June 1926 – 22 July 2017) was a Ukrainian and Soviet scientist and academician.

Sytnyk was a member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. In 1970-2003, he was director of the Botanic Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Sytnyk also is politician and served as the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1980 to 1985.

Sytnyk died on 22 July 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine at the age of 91.

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