Yuriy Bereza

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Yuriy Bereza
Юрій Береза
БЕРЕЗА ЮРІЙ МИКОЛАЙОВИЧ VADIM CHUPRINA ©.jpg
People's Deputy of Ukraine
In office
27 November 2014 – 24 July 2019
Personal details
Born (1970-02-08) 8 February 1970 (age 50)
Saksahan, Piatykhatky Raion, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyPeople's Front
Alma materKiev State University
Military service
Allegiance Ukraine
Branch/serviceDnipro-1 Regiment
Years of service1992-2003, 2014
Rank65px Major

Yuriy Mykolayovych Bereza (Ukrainian: Юрій Миколайович Береза, born 8 February 1970)[1] is a Ukrainian politician and the commander of the Dnipro Battalion.[2][3] In September 2014, he was awarded the Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky, 3rd class.[4] Representing People's Front, he was elected to the Verkhovna Rada in the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election.[1] In the July 2019 Ukrainian parliamentary election Bereza was not re-elected.[5] As an independent candidate in constituency 24 (in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast) he gained 7.55% of the vote and lost the election to Dmytro Kysylevskyi of the party Servant of the People (who won with 59.36% of the votes)[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Народний депутат України VIII скликання: Береза Юрій Миколайович" [Eighth convocation members of the Verkhovna Rada: Yuriy Mykolayovych Bereza] (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada.
  2. ^ Dettmer, Jamie (24 November 2014). "Should the U.S. Arm Ukraine's Militias?". The Daily Beast.
  3. ^ Smith, Sebastian (31 October 2014). "Ukraine soldiers to government: we're coming for you next". Agence France-Presse. Yahoo News.
  4. ^ "УКАЗ ПРЕЗИДЕНТА УКРАЇНИ № 747/2014 Про відзначення державними нагородами України" [Ukrainian Presidential Decree number 747/2014: Recipients of Ukrainian state awards] (in Ukrainian). president.gov.ua. 29 September 2014.
  5. ^ https://www.ukrinform.ua/rubric-elections/2746907-lise-odin-iz-13-narodnih-deputativ-na-dnipropetrovsini-projsov-u-radu.html
  6. ^ Election of Verkhovna Rada 2019 District 24 Dnipropetrovsk oblast, URK.VOTE
  7. ^ Electoral history of Yuriy Mykolayovych Berez, URK.VOTE