Vitaliy Kononov

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Vitaliy Kononov
Ukrainian: Кононов Віталій Миколайович
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Personal details
Born (1950-04-02) 2 April 1950 (age 65)
Kobuleti (Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union)
Nationality Soviet Union Soviet (until 1991)
Ukraine Ukrainian
Political party Party of Greens of Ukraine
Profession Engineer (Kyiv Polytechnic Institute)

Vitaly Mykolayovych Kononov (Ukrainian: Віталій Миколайович Кононов; born 2 April 1950 in Kobuleti, Adjara) was a candidate in the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election, nominated by the Green Party of Ukraine, which he then chaired. He was a national deputy of Ukraine, and been concerned with issues such as youth politics, physical training and sport. Since 1999, he has been a member of the Board of Ukrainian-wide union of democratic forces "Consent". He was also a presidential candidate in 1999, receiving 0.29% of the votes[1] and finished 11th of 13 candidates.

In his election program, Kononov supports transition to parliamentary-presidential government, and he actively speaks in support of environment protection.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Day, Alan John; East, Roger; Thomas, Richard (2002). A political and economic dictionary of Eastern Europe. Psychology Press. pp. 245–. ISBN 978-1-85743-063-9. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Yuriy Shcherbak
Leader of Party of Greens of Ukraine
1992–2006
Succeeded by
Volodymyr Kosterin