In the January 2008 transfer window, Byelik was loaned from Shakhtar to GermanBundesliga side, VfL Bochum. He made his first start for VfL Bochum against VfL Wolfsburg where he hit the post and received a yellow card, but was substituted in the 58th minute. He was used in a total of four games and returned to Shakhtar in the summer of 2008.
On 5 August 2008, after some short negotiations Byelik signed with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on a three-year contract, with a transfer fee of 5.5 million dollars. He debuted for the club on 23 August 2008, in a league match which Dnipro ended drawing 0–0. Byelik was subbed in the 59th minute and made an impact with a few of his shots. He also got a yellow card in the 90+1 minute for shooting the ball after it was called offsides.