Oleksiy Danilov

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Oleksiy Danilov
Олексій Данілов
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Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council
Assumed office
3 October 2019
PresidentVolodymyr Zelensky
Preceded byOleksandr Danylyuk
People's Deputy of Ukraine
In office
25 May 2006 – 23 November 2007
Governor of Luhansk Oblast
In office
4 February – 8 November 2005
PresidentViktor Yushchenko
Preceded byOleksandr Yefremov
Succeeded byHennadiy Moskal
Mayor of Luhansk
In office
July 1994 – September 1997
Preceded byVolodymyr Pantyukhin
Succeeded byAnatoliy Parapanov (Acting)
Personal details
Born
Oleksiy Myacheslavovych Danilov

(1962-09-07) 7 September 1962 (age 58)
Krasnyi Luch, Luhansk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union[1]
Political partySocial Democratic Party of Ukraine (united)
Party of Free Democrats
Other political
affiliations
Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc (2006–2007)
EducationUniversity of Luhansk
East Ukrainian Volodymyr Dahl National University
Luhansk State University of Internal Affairs
Occupationveterinarian
manager
politician

Oleksiy Miacheslavovych Danilov (Ukrainian: Олексій Мячеславович Данілов; born 7 September 1962[2]) is a Ukrainian politician.[3] He is the current Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (since 3 October 2019).[4]

Biography[edit]

Danilov graduated in 1981 from the Starobilsk State Farm Technical School with a degree in veterinary medicine.[1] In 1981 he began working as a veterinary in a farm in Voroshilovgrad (currently Luhansk).[1] From 1983 to 1987 he worked as a veterinarian in Voroshilovgrad's park "1 May".[1] From 1987 to 1991 he worked as a private veterinarian.[1] From 1991 to 1994 he was engaged in private entrepreneurship.[1]

Danilov was Mayor of Luhansk from 1994 to 1997.[5] Aged 31 years, was the youngest mayor of Luhansk in the history of the city.[1]

In the 1998 Ukrainian parliamentary election Danilov unsuccessfully tried to win a parliamentary seat in electoral district 103 as an independent candidate.[6]

In 1999, Danilov graduated from the University of Luhansk as a licensed history teacher.[1] In 2000, Danilov received a master's degree in management from the East Ukrainian Volodymyr Dahl National University. In 2000, he also received a law degree from the Luhansk State University of Internal Affairs.[5]

In the early 2000s, Danilov was a member of the party Yabluko (that during his membership was renamed Party of Free Democrats).[1] In the 2002 Ukrainian parliamentary election he was again unsuccessful in his attempt to get elected to parliament on the party list of this party.[6]

In 2000, Danilov was an adviser to the parliamentary Committee on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship.[1] From October 2001 to February 2005, he founded the Luhansk Initiative and was its chairman. At the same time, he was as Deputy Director of the Institute for European Integration and Development.[7][1]

Danilov served as the Governor of Luhansk Oblast in 2005.[8][9]

Danilov was elected to the Verkhovna Rada in 2006 for the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc.[7][1] In the 2007 Ukrainian parliamentary election Danilov tried to get reelected to parliament for the Party of Free Democrats, but was again unsuccessful in this.[6] After leaving parliament he returned the Institute of European Integration and Development to the previous position Deputy Director of the Institute for European Integration and Development.[1]

Danilov was Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council from 23 July to 3 October 2019.[10][11] Since 3 October 2019 he is the Secretary (deputy Chairman, President Volodymyr Zelensky is the formal Chairman) of this Board.[4][12]

Family[edit]

Danilov is married to Lyudmyla.[1] The couple have four children and seven grandchildren.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Veterinarian and history teacher: what is known about the new Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Alexei Danilov". UNIAN (in Ukrainian). 3 October 2019. Retrieved 6 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Данілов Олексій Мячеславович". Verkhovna Rada (in Ukrainian). Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Interfax-Ukraine (July 23, 2019). "Zelensky appoints deputy secretary of National Security and Defense Council". Kyiv Post. Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Zelensky appoints new NSDC secretary". UNIAN. October 3, 2019. Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b "Данілов Олексій Мячеславович". dovidka.com.ua. Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b c "Electoral history of Oleksiy Myacheslavovych Danilov". Civil movement "Chesno" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ a b "Zelensky appoints Danilov as Secretary of National Defense Council". 112 International. October 3, 2019. Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Decree of the President of Ukraine № 178/2005". Office of the President of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Decree of the President of Ukraine № 1561/2005". Office of the President of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Decree of the President of Ukraine № 551/2019". Office of the President of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Decree of the President of Ukraine № 732/2019". Office of the President of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved October 3, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ Ukraine’s unlikely new political heavyweight UkraineAlert by Adrian Karatnycky, Atlantic Council (31 March 2021)

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Political offices
Preceded by
Oleksandr Danylyuk
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council
2019–present
Incumbent