Volodymyr Bondarenko (politician)

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Volodymyr Bondarenko, Kyiv, April 7, 2013

Volodymyr Dmytrovych Bondarenko (Ukrainian: Володимир Дмитрович Бондаренко) is a Ukrainian politician, People's Deputy of Ukraine and member of the citizens' association Choice. Bondarenko was the Head of Kiev City Administration from 7 March 2014 till 25 June 2014.[1][2]


Volodymyr Dmytrovich Bondarenko was born on December 4, 1952 in the village Ohinki, Pryluky Raion, Chernihiv Oblast.[3]


  • 1972 - he graduated from Pryluky pedagogical college named after I. Franko, Department of Labor
  • 1977 - graduated from Kyiv State University named after T. Shevchenko, History Department, with qualification of history and social science teacher
  • 1998 - he graduated the same university, law faculty, with qualification of lawyer[4][5]


  • 1976-1977 - history and geography teacher at Kalynivska 8-year school, Gorodyshchensky district, Cherkasy region
  • 1977-1986 - work at Komsomol and Communist Party: Leningradsky Rayon Komsomol Committee, Kiev Komsomol Committee and Leningrad Rayon Communist Party Committee of Kiev city
  • 1986-1990 - Deputy Chairman, the 1st vice-chairman of the Leningrad Rayon Council of People's Deputies of Kyiv city
  • 1990-1991 - Chairman of the Leningrad Rayon Council of People's Deputies of Kyiv city
  • 1991-1992 - Head of the housing department, Deputy Head of the Kyiv City State Administration
  • 1992-1996 - Head of Marketing Department, JSC "KyivNaftoProduct"
  • March 1996-July 1996 - Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Chief of Administrative Service of the Ministry of Justice
  • 2014 - Head of the Kiev City State Administration

Volodymyr Bondarenko also entered the faction of Reforms and Order party (leader - Viktor Pynzenyk). He as well actively participated in the Orange Revolution.[6]

Business and social activities[edit]

  • JSC "Aktiv"
  • JSC "Ukzovnіshpalyvo"
  • research and production enterprise (rus. - NPP) "Linoplast" (recycling and waste disposal)
  • LLC "Anvi"
  • Public Association "We"
  • Public organization Festival “Kyivska Rus"
  • Charitable Foundation "Ridna Oselya"[7][8]

Family and hobbies[edit]

Volodymyr Bondarenko is married and has two daughters:

His hobbies are gardening, horticulture, beekeeping, folk art.

Criminal charges[edit]

Bondarenko is the owner of an ethnographic complex "Ukrainian Village" just outside Kiev, a careful reconstruction of rural life in 19th-century Ukraine. However, there are criminal allegations that he built the village by appropriating State-owned land, and with no license. Bondarenko was investigated in 2005.

Verkhovna Rada[edit]

  • April 1996 - April 1998 - People's Deputy of the 2nd convocation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in Leningradsky electoral district No. 8 in Kiev. Member of the Committee on the basic industries and social-economic development of the regions
  • March 1998 - April 2002 - People's Deputy of the 3rd convocation of the Verkhovna Rada in electoral district No. 212 in Kiev. Member of the Committee on Industrial Policy (since July 1998)
  • April 2002 - May 2006 - People's Deputy of the 4th Verkhovna Rada in electoral district No. 219 in Kiev, elected from the Yushchenko bloc "Our Ukraine". Member of the State Committee on national construction and local self-government issues (since June 2002), Chairman of the subcommittee on election laws and citizens associations. At the 2006 national parliamentary elections his Reforms and Order Party won in an alliance with Pora 1.47% of the popular vote and no seats.[9] After the Kiev local election 2006 Volodymyr Bondarenko became a deputy in the Kiev City Council for the Vitaliy Klychko Bloc and was in rigid opposition to the team of then mayor Leonid Chernovetsky. He took an active part in political battles that were unfolding almost at every session of the Kiev City Council. He actively supported the idea of holding a referendum for impeachment to the mayor and City Council team.[6]
  • since November 2007 - People's Deputy of the 6th Verkhovna Rada from the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc, No. 100 in the list. Member of the Budget Committee (since December 2007), Chairman of the subcommittee on tracking the influence of legislation on the budget performance (since January 2008)

In the 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election Bondarenko was Batkivshchyna's candidate in single-member districts number 219 (first-past-the-post wins a parliament seat) located in Kiev; with 44.2% of the votes he was re-elected into parliament.[11] His Reforms and Order Party merged into All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" in June 2013.[12]

In the 2014 Kiev mayoral elections he finished 3rd (after Vitali Klitschko who won with almost 57% of the votes) with 8%.[13] He was elected into the Kiev City Council since his party won 3 seats.[14][15]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.kyivpost.com/content/kyiv/volodymyr-bondarenko-of-batkivschyna-faction-heads-kyiv-administration-338763.html
  2. ^ Poroshenko appoints Klitschko head of Kyiv city administration - decree, Interfax-Ukraine (25 June 2014)
    Poroshenko orders Klitschko to bring title of best European capital back to Kyiv, Interfax-Ukraine (25 June 2014)
  3. ^ "Ліга.Досье Бондаренко Владимир Дмитриевич". 
  4. ^ "Генштабъ : Досье : Бондаренко Владимир Дмитриевич". 
  5. ^ "УБОП : Досье : Бондаренко Владимир Дмитриевич". 
  6. ^ a b http://file.liga.net/person/676-vladimir-bondarenko.html
  7. ^ a b http://genshtab.info/index.php?title=%D0%91%D0%BE%D0%BD%D0%B4%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%BA%D0%BE,_%D0%92%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%B4%D0%B8%D0%BC%D0%B8%D1%80_%D0%94%D0%BC%D0%B8%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%B5%D0%B2%D0%B8%D1%87
  8. ^ a b http://ubop.net.ua/dose/bondarenko-vladimir-dmitrievich.html
  9. ^ (Ukrainian) Партія „Реформи і порядок”, Database DATA
  10. ^ http://w1.c1.rada.gov.ua/pls/site/p_deputat?d_id=1393
  11. ^ (Ukrainian)Single-mandate constituency № 219, Central Election Commission of Ukraine
  12. ^ Sobolev: Front for Change and Reform and Order Party to join Batkivschyna, Interfax-Ukraine (11 June 2013)
    Front for Change, Reforms and Order to dissolve for merger with Batkivshchyna - Sobolev, Ukrinform (11 June 2013))
  13. ^ Klitschko officially announced as winner of Kyiv mayor election, Interfax-Ukraine (4 June 2014)
  14. ^ (Ukrainian) In Kyivrada are 9 parties - official results, Ukrayinska Pravda (3 June 2014)
    (Ukrainian) 60% of the new Kyivrada is filled by UDAR, Ukrayinska Pravda (4 June 2014)
  15. ^ (Ukrainian) UDAR has 75% of the constituencies in Kyivrada, Ukrayinska Pravda (3 June 2014)
    (Ukrainian) 60% of the new Kyivrada is filled by UDAR, Ukrayinska Pravda (4 June 2014)

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