Kostiantyn Sytnyk

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Kostiantyn Sytnyk
Ситник Костянтин Меркурійович.jpg
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada
In office
1980–1985
Preceded by Mykhailo Bilyi
Succeeded by Platon Kostiuk
Director of the Botanic Institute (NANU)
In office
1970–2003
Preceded by Alfred Oksner
Succeeded by Yakiv Didukh
Personal details
Born Kostiantyn Merkuriyovych Sytnyk
(1926-06-03)3 June 1926
Luhanske, Luhansk Okruha, Ukrainian SSR
Died 22 July 2017(2017-07-22) (aged 91)
Kyiv, Ukraine
Political party Ukrainian Platform "Sobor"
Other political
affiliations
All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks) (1982-90)
People's Democratic Party (1996-99)

Kostiantyn Merkuriyovych Sytnyk (Ukrainian: Костянтин Меркурійович Ситник; 3 June 1926 – 22 July 2017) was a Ukrainian and Soviet scientist and academician, a member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine who in 1970-2003 was director of the Botanic Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Sytnyk also worked as a politician, and served as the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1980 to 1985.

Sytnyk was born in Luhansk.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mykhailo Bilyi
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada
1980-1985
Succeeded by
Platon Kostiuk