Stanislav Hurenko

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Stanislav Hurenko
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Ukrainian SSR
In office
22 June 1990 – 1 September 1991
Preceded by Vladimir Ivashko
Succeeded by None—post abolished
Personal details
Born 30 May 1936
Ilovaisk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died 14 April 2013(2013-04-14) (aged 76)
Kiev, Ukraine
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union/Communist Party of Ukraine
Spouse(s) Lyudmyla
Children Ivan and Kseniya
Religion None (Atheist)

Stanislav Ivanovych Hurenko (Ukrainian: Станісла́в Іва́нович Гуре́нко; Russian: Станисла́в Ива́нович Гуре́нко, tr. Stanislav Ivanovich Gurenko; 30 May 1936 – 14 April 2013), was a Ukrainian Soviet politician and member of the Communist Party.

Mikhail Gorbachev brought in his ally Hurenko in to replace Vladimir Ivashko as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Ukrainian SSR on 22 June 1990. He resigned his position as First Secretary on 1 September 1991 following suppression of the Ukrainian SSR and the independence of Ukraine.

Then he served as the member of Verkhovna Rada.

Hurenko retired and died on 14 April 2013, at the age of 76 after suffering from cancer. [1]

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Vladimir Ivashko
First Secretary the Communist Party of the Ukrainian SSR
22 Jun 1990 - 1 Sep 1991
Succeeded by
none (Position abolished)