Kostiantyn Sytnyk

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Kostiantyn Sytnyk
Ситник Костянтин Меркурійович.jpg
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada
In office
Preceded byMykhailo Bilyi
Succeeded byPlaton Kostiuk
Director of the Botanic Institute (NANU)
In office
Preceded byAlfred Oksner
Succeeded byYakiv Didukh
Personal details
Kostiantyn Merkuriyovych Sytnyk

(1926-06-03)3 June 1926
Luhanske, Luhansk Okruha, Ukrainian SSR
Died22 July 2017(2017-07-22) (aged 91)
Kyiv, Ukraine
Political partyUkrainian Platform "Sobor"
Other political
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
Succeeded by
Platon Kostiuk