Ihor Miroshnychenko in 2012.
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Ihor Mykhailovych Miroshnychenko (Ukrainian: Ігор Михайлович Мірошниченко) is a Ukrainian sports journalist and far-right politician. Merited Journalist of Ukraine (2006). He was Member of 7th Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) till 27 November 2014.
Miroshnychenko was born in Lebedyn on February 20, 1976.
He worked for several Ukrainian television channels and was a spokesman for the Ukrainian national football team in 2004–2008.
Miroshnychenko became famous for his critical response to Mila Kunis who said that she felt to be discriminated while living in Chernivtsi and the city is almost a village. On a facebook page he argue that Mila Kunis is not Ukrainian, but rather a Jew using a controversial word zhyd.
On 18 of March 2014 Miroshnychenko entered by force into the office of the National Television Company of Ukraine together with other members of Svoboda party. There he assaulted the head of the company Oleksandr Panteleymonov and forced him to write a letter of resignation. Video of this event was published by the Svoboda party press-secretary Alexandr Aronets in his videoblog.
In the 2014 parliamentary election Miroshnychenko was 10th on the election list of his party; since the party came 0,29% short to overcome the 5% threshold to win seats on the nationwide list he was not re-elected into parliament.
- CEC registers 357 newly elected deputies of 422 Archived 2014-12-04 at the Wayback Machine., National Radio Company of Ukraine (25 November 2014)
Parliament to form leadership and coalition on November 27, UNIAN (26 November 2014)
- Scandal with Miroshnichenko and Kunis: on Facebook do not cease passion. polittech. November 29, 2012
- Mila Kunis offended Chernivtsi with stories about the persecution of the Jews. TSN. May 24, 2012
- In Sumy region Svoboda brought down statue of Lenin, the police instituted criminal proceedings. Mirror Weekly. February 16, 2013
- Oleksandr Panteleymonov beaten up by Svoboda party members, Aronets Live.
- Oleksandr Panteleymonov talks to Svoboda activists after assault
- Poroshenko Bloc to have greatest number of seats in parliament Archived 2014-11-10 at the Wayback Machine., Ukrainian Television and Radio (8 November 2014)
People's Front 0.33% ahead of Poroshenko Bloc with all ballots counted in Ukraine elections - CEC Archived 2014-11-12 at the Wayback Machine., Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
Poroshenko Bloc to get 132 seats in parliament - CEC, Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
- (in Ukrainian) Party list All-Ukrainian Union "Freedom", Ukrayinska Pravda (3 October 2014)