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|Chairman of the People’s Council of the Luhansk People's Republic|
18 May 2014 – 25 March 2016
|Preceded by||office established|
|Succeeded by||Vladimir Nikolayevich Degtyarenko|
|Born||7 April 1980|
Stakhanov, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Aleksey Vyacheslavovych Karyakin (Russian: Алексе́й Вячесла́вович Каря́кин), born 7 April 1980 in Stakhanov is a former Chairman of the People’s Council (parliament) of the unrecognized state of Luhansk People's Republic. He was voted out on 25 March 2016.
In media appeared information that Karyakin is imprisoned by Luhansk People's Republic. Couple of days later, in interview to Kommersant he denied those claims. He is suspected of attempted murder "of law enforcement officers and military personnel", "international damage to another's property" and "illegal purchase, storage, transportation or carrying of firearms and ammunition".
Aleksey Vyacheslavovych Karyakin was born in Stakhanov in the Luhansk region of the Ukrainian SSR. After graduating from college with a degree in motor vehicle maintenance and repair, he had a small business.
- Ukrainian rebel leaders divided by bitter purge, Washington Post (3 October 2016)
- Barabanov, I. "In Luhansk cleansing all who had relation to founding of the republic" («В Луганске чистят всех, кто имел отношение к становлению республики»). Kommersant. 5 October 2016
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