Ukraine's capital gets new police head: Who is Ivan Vyhovsky?

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Ivan Vyhovsky replaced Andriy Kryshchenko, who was previously dismissed after MIA head Arsen Avakov resigned
22:21, 11 August 2021

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Ivan Vyhovsky became the new head of the police in Kyiv. He replaced Andriy Kryshchenko, who had previously resigned.

Who is Ivan Vyhovsky?

Ivan Vyhovsky was born on March 26, 1980.

He began his service in the internal affairs bodies in 1999 as an investigator of the Ochakovskiy city-district department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Mykolaiv region. In 2003 he graduated from the National University of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

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From 2015 to 2016 he worked as the head of the Ochakiv police department of the Mykolaiv region. Since 2016, he has held the position of Deputy Head of the Main Directorate - Head of the Investigative Directorate in the Mykolaiv region.

From February 14, 2020, to the present day, he worked as the head of the GUNP in the Poltava region.


According to the declaration for 2020, Vyрovsky and his wife have two land plots (1100 sq. M and 1500 sq. M) in the Mykolaiv region. The new head of the Kyiv police and his family also use an apartment (82.1 sq. m.) in Poltava for free.

Ivan Vygovsky has the right to use a Volkswagen Touareg, his wife owns a Volkswagen Golf.

The total "salary" income (from two places of work) of Vyhovsky for 2020 amounted to UAH 693,186 (25,000 USD). His wife's income from the entrepreneurial activity for the year is 1 084 804 UAH (37,000 USD).

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Ivan Vyhovsky received a monetary gift from his daughter in the amount of UAH 844,040 (31,000 USD).

Ivan Vyhovsky keeps 29,500 USD, and his wife keeps 44,800 USD in cash. Vyhovsky has 117,343 UAH (4,400 USD) on accounts. The daughter also keeps 30,100 USD in cash.

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