|People's Deputy of Ukraine|
November 5, 2014 – present
|Constituency||Non-partisan, 213th electoral district[a]|
13 June 1974|
Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Upon his return to Ukraine, Bereza was a book dealer and publisher and eventually created his own small literary society. At the same time he also worked as a television host for the First National Channel as well as a radio host at the Prosto Radio (Simply Radio).
In the fall of 2014 Bereza participated in the Ukrainian parliamentary election running as an independent candidate and winning at the 213th electoral district in Kiev. After the elections, already as a People's Deputy of Ukraine he announced the creation of an inter-factional parliamentary group titled "Ukrop" (a portmanteau for the Ukrainian opposition). In parliament he joined the inter-factional group Ukrop.
In the 2015 local elections Bereza was the candidate for Mayor of Kiev for Party of Decisive Citizens. He made it through to the second round of Mayoral elections between him and incumbent Mayor Vitali Klitschko after Klitschko scored 40.5% of the vote and Bereza 8.8% in the first round. Klitschko won this second round with 66.5%; Bereza gained 33.51% of the votes.
- Located in Kiev
- Gold, Mikhail (18 June 2014). "Еврейский голос "Правого сектора"" [Jewish Voice of the Right Sector]. Channel 9 (in Russian). Archived from the original on 26 January 2015.
- Davidzon, Vladislav (1 December 2014). "Right-Wing Ukrainian Leader Is (Surprise) Jewish, and (Real Surprise) Proud of It". tabletmag.com.
- "Береза Борислав Юхимович" [Boryslav Yukhymovych Bereza] (in Ukrainian). Ukrainian parliament website.
- Justice Ministry registered the party Kolomoisky, Korrespondent.net (18 June 2015)
- Ukrainians Face Another Election Headache, Atlantic Council (21 October 2015)
(in Ukrainian) Ruban also ran for mayor of Kyiv. DEC has registered 13 candidates, Ukrayinska Pravda (September 28, 2015)