Zelensky's party nominates candidate for Kyiv mayor elections: Who is Iryna Vereshchuk?

Author : News Agency

Source : 112 Ukraine

Iryna Vereshchuk won the primaries
10:10, 17 July 2020

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July 16, Servant of the People faction held primaries of candidates to participate in the Kyiv mayoral elections. Iryna Vereshchuk won the primaries.

Oleksandr Dubinsky came second, while Mykola Tyshchenko came third, Dmytro Hurin and Oleksandr Kachura came after.

Vereshchuk announced her intention to become mayor of the capital at the beginning of last month. And here is what the future voters need to know about this candidate.

Related: Iryna Vereshchuk to run for Kyiv mayor's office

Key facts

Iryna Vereshchuk was born on November 30, 1979, in Rava-Ruska town, Lviv region.

She has three higher educations in international information, jurisprudence, and public administration, as well as a diploma with honors from the Lane Kirkland of the Polish American Freedom Foundation.

From June to October 2010, Vereshchuk was deputy chairman of the Zhovkva Regional State Administration in the Lviv region, and from 2010 to 2015 served as a mayor of Rava- Ruska.

Since 2016, Vereshchuk has been President of the International Center for Baltic-Black Sea Studies and Consensus Practices.

Since September 2017, she has been an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science at the National Pedagogical University named after Dragomanov.

She became an MP of the IX convocation on the list of the Servant of the People party (No. 29 in the list). From September 4, 2019 to November 15, 2019, she served as a representative of the Cabinet of Ministers in the Verkhovna Rada.

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Vereshchuk is a member of the Rada Committee on National Security and Defense, head of the Subcommittee on State Security and Defense.

Related: Ukrainians slave away on foreign soil, but cannot work in their homeland, - MP Vereshchuk


In her declaration for 2019, Vereshchuk indicated an apartment in the city of Brovary (37 sq. m.), which is jointly owned, and another apartment in Rava-Ruska (38.6 sq. m.).

The joint ownership lists two more apartments in Lviv with an area of ​​53.2 and 45.5 sq. m respectively.

MP has three land plots in the Lviv region. Vereshchuk drives a 2018 Toyota Camry worth 30,000 USD.

She has also declared 130,000 UAH (4,700 USD) and 15,000 USD in cash.

Related: Ukraine’s parliament amends Election Code

Local elections will be held in Ukraine on October 25, 2020. 326 MPs voted for the relevant resolution № 3809

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