Oleksandr Turchynov

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Oleksandr Turchynov
Олександр Турчинов
Oleksandr Turchynov March 2014 (cropped).jpg
10th Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada
Assumed office
22 February 2014
Preceded by Volodymyr Rybak
Acting President of Ukraine
In office
23 February 2014 – 7 June 2014
Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk
Preceded by Viktor Yanukovych
Succeeded by Petro Poroshenko
Acting Prime Minister of Ukraine
In office
4 March 2010 – 11 March 2010
President Viktor Yanukovych
Preceded by Yulia Tymoshenko
Succeeded by Mykola Azarov
18th Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine
In office
18 December 2007 – 11 March 2010
Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko
Preceded by Mykola Azarov
Succeeded by Andriy Klyuyev
7th Director of the Security Service
In office
4 February 2005 – 8 September 2005
President Viktor Yushchenko
Preceded by Ihor Smeshko
Succeeded by Ihor Drizhchanyi
Personal details
Born Oleksandr Valentynovych Turchynov
(1964-03-31) 31 March 1964 (age 54)
Ukrainian SSR
Soviet Union
Political party Batkivshchyna (1999–present)
Hromada (1994–99)
Other political
Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc (2001–present)
Dictatorship Resistance Committee (2011–present)
Spouse(s) Hanna Volodymyrivna
Children Kyrylo
Residence Mariyinsky Palace
Alma mater National Mining University of Ukraine
Religion Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist[1]
Website Official website

Oleksandr Valentynovych Turchynov (Ukrainian: Олександр Валентинович Турчинов) (born March 31, 1964) is a Ukrainian politician, screenwriter, and Doctor of Economic Sciences. Turchynov is the current Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliment. He has previously served acting President and Prime Minister of Ukraine. [2] Turchynov became acting president after mass protest across Ukraine caused the impeachment and removal of Viktor Yanukovych presidency.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cable: 06KIEV1663_a". Wikileaks. Retrieved 24 February 2014.
  2. Alexander Turchinov elected as speaker of Ukrainian Parliament

Other websites[change | change source]

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