Ivan Kyrylenko (2016)
|Minister for Agriculture of Ukraine|
January 10, 2000 – November 26, 2002
|Preceded by||Mykhailo Hladiy|
|Succeeded by||Serhiy Ryzhuk|
|Vice-Prime Minister of Agro-Industrial Complex|
November 26, 2002 – February 3, 2005
October 2, 1956 |
Berdyansk Raion, Zaporizhia Oblast (Ukrainian SSR)
|Political party||All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland"|
Ivan Hryhorovych Kyrylenko (Ukrainian: Іван Григорович Кириленко; born on October 2, 1956 in Berestove (Zaporizhia Oblast), Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian politician and from 2007 till December 2011 faction leader of Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc in the Ukrainian Parliament.
In 1978 he graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk Agricultural Institute, specializing in agricultural scientist. In 1991, Kirilenko was a graduate of the Academy of Social Sciences in Moscow, the specialty analyst.
Doctor of Economics, Ph.D. in History. He defended his thesis entitled "Social development of village: Experience, Problems, Prospects (for example Prydniprovia USSR)" in 1991 at the Academy of Social Sciences (Moscow), and in 1997 ibid - doctoral thesis "The formation and development of the agricultural economy in the form of a market transformation."
Labor and political activity
He was first elected into Parliament on an independent candidate on in December 1995 he then joined the faction Unity. At the Ukrainian parliamentary election, 1998 Kyrylenko was elected into Parliament on a Hromada ticket. When Yulia Tymoshenko set up the breakaway All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" faction Kyrylenko joined her.
Kyrylenko left Parliament 2001 to become Minister of Agriculture (in the Kinakh Government) and one of the founding members of (the now defunct electoral bloc) For United Ukraine in 2001. At the time of the next elections he was a member of the Agrarian Party (a part of For United Ukraine). Kyrylenko was Deputy Prime Minister in the First Yanukovych Government (2002-January 2005) cabinet of Viktor Yanukovych.
In 2006 and 2007 he was elected into Parliament on an All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" ticket. According to Yulia Tymoshenko, Kyrylenko is her “godfather in politics”. After the 2007 election he was elected faction leader of Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc in the Ukrainian Parliament. The faction re-elected as its faction leader Andriy Kozhemiakin.
Kyrylenko was placed at number 15 on the electoral list of Batkivshchina during the 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election; he was re-elected into parliament. He served on the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada on issues of European integration.
Published more than 100 scientific works, including some 10 books, including five in collaboration and 2 monographs.
Trained Doctors 2 and 3 candidates.
Elected in 2002, a corresponding member of Academy of Agrarian Sciences Research Office of Transfer of innovation.
The politician is married and his wife Zinaida name. Together they have a daughter.
- Order of the Badge of Honour (1986)
- Honored Worker of Agriculture of Ukraine (1993)
- Order of Merit II class (2004).
- 2003 – Kiev, Ukraine, Global Consortium of Higher Education and Research for Agriculture
- Directory of MPs of Ukrainian Parliament of sixth convocation, USAID (January 28, 2009)
- (in Ukrainian) Biography, Довідники про сучасну Україну
- Ivan Kyrylenko elected on post of chairman of BYUT faction, UNIAN (19-12-2007)
- BYT-Batkivschyna replaces its leader, Kyiv Post (7 December 2011)
- Tymoshenko aware of change in leadership of BYT-Batkivschyna faction, Kyiv Post (7 December 2011)
- Summing up some conclusions from the election process, Policy Documentation Center (Central European University); April 6, 1998
- People's deputies, who have left, Central Election Commission of Ukraine
- UKRAINE COUNTRY ASSESSMENT April 2003, UNHCR (April 2003)
- Rada strips moonlighting MPs of powers, Ukrayinska Pravda (6-3-2003)
- KUCHMA HAILS NEW AZAROV'S POST, Ukrayinska Pravda (26-11-2002)
- Yulia Tymoshenko’s orbits Archived 2009-06-01 at the Wayback Machine., Ukrayinska Pravda (20-3-2006)
- Biography, D A T A
- The Coming Government of Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrayinska Pravda (11-12-2007)
- (in Ukrainian) Список депутатів нової Верховної Ради, Ukrayinska Pravda (11 November 2012)
- They Call Themselves the Opposition, The Ukrainian Week (31 August 2012)
- Poroshenko Bloc to have greatest number of seats in parliament Archived 2014-11-12 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 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) Full electoral list of "Fatherland" Archived 2014-09-15 at the Wayback Machine., TVi (15 September 2014)
- Website of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine