New Minister for Development of Communities and Territories: Who is Oleksiy Chernyshov?

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Source : 112 Ukraine

We go on getting acquainted with the new ministers in the government of Denys Shmygal
21:51, 4 March 2020

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The Ministry for Development of Communities and Territories in the new Cabinet shall now be headed by Oleksiy Chernyshov. We are telling what is known about the new minister.

Oleksiy Chernyshov. Biography

Oleksiy Chernyshov was born in 1977 in Kharkiv, where he spent his childhood, school years and received higher education.

In 1999, he graduated from the Kharkiv Humanitarian University "People's Ukrainian Academy" with a degree in Corporate Economics.

From 1996 to 2002 he studied law at DescriptionThe Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University.

In 1999, he took a professional course on the standards of the International Institute for Project Management.

Chernyshov is the founder of the VI2 Partners investment company, which is engaged in attracting direct investment, formation and management of an asset portfolio, investment banking and cooperates with international financial organizations.

He also founded the Kyiv Vision Foundation, an organization that attracts investment into the country, supports cultural projects that popularize Ukraine in Europe and unleash the potential of contemporary Ukrainian art.

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Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the Ukrainian Real Estate Club Business Association.

In October 2019, the government agreed on Chernyshov's candidacy for the position of chairman of the Kyiv Regional State Administration instead of Mikhail Bno-Ayriyan. The corresponding order was signed by President Volodymyr Zelensky on October 28.

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Chernyshov's total income, including gifts, amounted to$235,000. At the same time, the biggest sum in the gift column was a non-monetary gift from his wife - over $200,000.

The highest earnings Chernyshov received at the foreign company VI2 Partners GmbH - over $13,000.

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The document indicates seven real estate units, his wife owns some of then. Most of the apartments are in Kyiv, another one is in Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region. There is also a land plot and a residential building in the Kyiv region.

Chernyshov indicated that he and his family had 11 watches, 8 pieces of jewelry, two book collections, wall clocks, grandfather clocks, and clothes.

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