Andriy Kozhemiakin

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Andriy Kozhemiakin
Андрій Кожем'якін
Andriy Kozhemyakin.jpg
Personal details
Born (1965-11-13) 13 November 1965 (age 51)
Odessa, Soviet Union
(now Ukraine)
Political party All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland"
Spouse(s) Nataliya
Children daughter Daria, son Ruslan
Alma mater Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Awards Order of Danylo Halytsky
Medal "For Irreproachable Service" III Class
Military service
Allegiance Soviet Union
Ukraine
Service/branch Soviet Navy
Security Service of Ukraine
Years of service 1986–1988 (Black Sea Fleet)
1988–1991 (KGB)
1991–2006 (Security Service)
Rank Lieutenant General
People's Deputy of Ukraine
5th convocation
25 May 2006 – 12 June 2007
Elected as: Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc, No.25[1]
6th convocation
23 November 2007 – 12 December 2012
Elected as: Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc, No.23[2]
7th convocation
12 December 2012 – 27 November 2014
Elected as: Fatherland, No.13[3]
8th convocation
27 November 2014 – Present
Elected as: Fatherland, No.13[4]

Andriy Anatoliyovych Kozhemiakin (Ukrainian: Андрій Анатолійович Кожем'якін; born in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR[5]) is a Ukrainian politician and a former security service officer.[6][7]

Biography[edit]

Military / Security Service career[edit]

Kozhemiakin graduated in 1986 from the Kiev Naval Political College and the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (majoring in "jurisprudence").[8] From 1982 till 1988 Kozhemiakin served as an officer in the Black Sea Fleet of the Soviet Navy.[5] From 1988 till March 2006 he served as a senior security officer in the KGB and later in the SBU.[8]

Ranks promotions[edit]

  • 2002 Colonel
  • 2005 Major General
  • 2016 Lieutenant General

Parliamentary career[edit]

In 2006 and 2007 Kozhemiakin was elected into Parliament on an Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc ticket.[5] After the 2007 election Ivan Kyrylenko was elected faction leader of Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc in the Ukrainian Parliament.[9] The faction re-elected Kozhemiakin as its faction leader on 7 December 2011.[6][7]

Kozhemiakin was placed at number 11 on the electoral list of Batkivshchina during the 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election; he was re-elected into parliament.[10][11]

In the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election he was again re-elected into parliament; this time after placing 13th on the electoral list of Batkivshchina.[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the V convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VI convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the IV convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VIII convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c (Ukrainian) Кожем'якін Андрій Анатолійович, довідку
  6. ^ a b BYT-Batkivschyna replaces its leader, Kyiv Post (7 December 2011)
  7. ^ a b Tymoshenko aware of change in leadership of BYT-Batkivschyna faction, Kyiv Post (7 December 2011)
  8. ^ a b (Russian) Кожемякин Андрей Анатольевич, Информационно-аналитический центр "ЛІГА"
  9. ^ elected on post of chairman of BYUT faction, UNIAN (19-12-2007)
  10. ^ (Ukrainian) Список депутатів нової Верховної Ради, Ukrayinska Pravda (11 November 2012)
  11. ^ They Call Themselves the Opposition, The Ukrainian Week (31 August 2012)
  12. ^ Poroshenko Bloc to have greatest number of seats in parliament Archived November 12, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., Ukrinform (8 November 2014)
    People's Front 0.33% ahead of Poroshenko Bloc with all ballots counted in Ukraine elections - CEC Archived November 12, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
    Poroshenko Bloc to get 132 seats in parliament - CEC, Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
  13. ^ (Ukrainian) Full electoral list of "Fatherland", TVi (15 September 2014)