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 byVolodymyr Rybak
Acting President of Ukraine
In office
23 February 2014 – 7 June 2014
Prime MinisterArseniy Yatsenyuk
Preceded byViktor Yanukovych
Succeeded byPetro Poroshenko
Acting Prime Minister of Ukraine
In office
4 March 2010 – 11 March 2010
PresidentViktor Yanukovych
Preceded byYulia Tymoshenko
Succeeded byMykola Azarov
18th Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine
In office
18 December 2007 – 11 March 2010
Prime MinisterYulia Tymoshenko
Preceded byMykola Azarov
Succeeded byAndriy Klyuyev
7th Director of the Security Service
In office
4 February 2005 – 8 September 2005
PresidentViktor Yushchenko
Preceded byIhor Smeshko
Succeeded byIhor Drizhchanyi
Personal details
BornOleksandr Valentynovych Turchynov
(1964-03-31) 31 March 1964 (age 54)
Dnipropetrovsk,
Ukrainian SSR
Soviet Union
Political partyBatkivshchyna (1999–present)
Hromada (1994–99)
Other political
affiliations
Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc (2001–present)
Dictatorship Resistance Committee (2011–present)
Spouse(s)Hanna Volodymyrivna
ChildrenKyrylo
ResidenceMariyinsky Palace
Alma materNational Mining University of Ukraine
ReligionUkrainian Evangelical Baptist[1]
Signature
WebsiteOfficial 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]

Media related to Oleksandr Turchynov at Wikimedia Commons