Oleksandr Tkachenko (politician)

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Oleksandr Tkachenko
People's Deputy of Ukraine
2nd convocation
May 10, 1994 – May 12, 1998
Elected as: Peasant Party of Ukraine, Cherkasy Oblast, District No.430[1]
3rd convocation
May 12, 1998 – May 14, 2002
Elected as: Peasant Party of Ukraine, Cherkasy Oblast, No.195[2]
4th convocation
May 14, 2002 – May 25, 2006
Elected as: Communist Party of Ukraine, No.8[3]
5th convocation
May 25, 2006 – November 23, 2007
Elected as: Communist Party of Ukraine, No.9[4]
6th convocation
November 23, 2007 – December 12, 2012
Elected as: Communist Party of Ukraine, No.8[5]

Oleksandr Mykolaiovych Tkachenko (Ukrainian: Олександр Миколайович Ткаченко) is a Ukrainian politician, a senior member of the Ukrainian Parliament, currently elected by Communist Party list. Between July 7, 1998, and January 21, 2000, Tkachenko was the Chairman of the Parliament.

Tkachenko was born on March 7, 1939, in Shpola, Cherkasy Oblast. In 1963 he graduated from Bila Tserkva Agriculture Institute. Between 1963 and 1981 he worked in Tarascha Raion, Kiev Oblast, first as an agronomist and later as a local Communist party leader. In 1981 he became an inspector of the Central Committee of the KPU. In 1982 he was appointed Governor of Ternopil Oblast, and in 1985 he was appointed Minister of Agriculture of the Ukrainian SSR.

In 1991 and 1999 he was a candidate in the election for President of Ukraine. On both occasions he withdrew his candidacy, the first time in favor of Leonid Kravchuk, and the second time in favor of Petro Symonenko.

Tkachenko was a member of the Eleventh Convocation of the Parliament of the Ukrainian SSR, and since 1994 has been elected to the Parliament of Ukraine for four consecutive terms. Between May 1994 and April 1998 he was the First Deputy Chairman of the Parliament, and was Chairman of the Parliament from July 7, 1998, to January 21, 2000, when was dismissed for violating parliamentary session regulations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VI convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VII convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VIII convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VIII convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VIII convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Oleksandr Moroz
Chairman of Verkhovna Rada
1998–2000
Succeeded by
Ivan Plyushch
Preceded by
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Minister of Rural Economy
1991–1992
Succeeded by
Vasyl Tkachuk
Preceded by
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State Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Supply
1991–1991
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Anatoliy Statynov
First Deputy Chairman of Council of Ministers
1990–?
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Mykhailo Khorunzhyi
Minister of Agriculture
1985–1989
Succeeded by
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