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Oleksiy Poroshenko (Ukrainian: Олексій Петрович Порошенко; born 6 March 1985) is a Ukrainian politician and diplomat. He has been the People's Deputy of Ukraine since November 2014 and is the son of President Petro Poroshenko.[1]

Oleksiy Poroshenko
Олексій Порошенко
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People's Deputy of Ukraine
Assumed office
27 November 2014
Personal details
Born
Oleksiy Petrovych Poroshenko

(1985-03-06) 6 March 1985 (age 34)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityUkrainian
Political partyPetro Poroshenko Bloc
MotherMaryna Poroshenko
FatherPetro Poroshenko
Alma materInstitute of international relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Taras Shevchenko National University, London School of Economics, INSEAD

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EducationEdit

Oleksiy Poroshenko is the eldest son of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

In 2002 he graduated from Klovsky Lyceum, Ukraine.[2] From 2001 to 2002 he studied at Eton College in England.[3] From 2002 to 2003 he studied at Winchester College.[4] From 2002 to 2006 he studied at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of International Relations[5] From 2004 to 2007 he studied at the London school of Economics.[5] In 2008 he graduated from the Institute of International Relations and the London School of Economics.[5] From 2011 to 2012 he studied at INSEAD business school (Diversity Fund Scholarship) in France and Singapore.[5]

On 1 November 2018, Poroshenko was included in the Russian sanctions list in connection with Ukraine’s unfriendly actions towards citizens and legal entities of the Russian Federation.[6][7][8][9]

CareerEdit

In 2006 Poroshenko worked at Merrill Lynch as an analyst.[10]

In 2007 to 2009 he worked for the Confectionery Corporation in Roshen as an economist.[11] In 2009, he became Sales Manager.[12]

During 2009-2010 worked as an adviser in the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine.[12]

From January to August 2010, he was Deputy Head of the trade and economic mission of the Consulate General of Ukraine in China.[13] From August to September 2010 he was acting Deputy Head.[12]

From September 2010 to June 2011 he was Vice-Consul of the Department of Economic Affairs at the Consulate General of Ukraine in Shanghai.[12]

In October 2014, Poroshenko was elected Deputy of Ukraine from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc "Solidarity" in the single-mandate constituency №12 in the Vinnytsia region. According to the Central Election Commission, Poroshenko scored 64.04% or 62,359 votes of the electronic protocols of precinct commissions.[14]

International activityEdit

Head of the inter-parliamentary relations group with the Republic of Singapore[15].

Member of the Ukrainian delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)[16]. On 11 April 2017 Oleksiy Poroshenko speaking at a briefing in the Verkhovna Rada said that Ukraine boycotting the holding the Assembly of the inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in St. Petersburg and calls on other countries to do so[17].

Public activityEdit

He was a representative in the regional parliament of Vinnytsia Oblast.[18]

During his participation in the special operation in Donbass, Oleksiy Poroshenko was listed under a different name for conspiracy (Anisenko). He was a mortar gunner and served under the Kramatorsk.[19][20]

In August 2017 in Singapore, Oleksiy Poroshenko completed an internship in public administration (Singapore Cooperation Programme). Singapore sponsored training courses and study visits.[21][22]

On 21 September 2018, according to the independent analytical platform VoxUkraine, according to the index of support for reforms, Poroshenko entered the top ten most effective people's deputies of the eighth session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the eighth convocation, who supported the reform laws[23].

Legislative activityEdit

Oleksiy Poroshenko co-authored the draft law №3150 "on amending article 15 of the Law of Ukraine "on the status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection" on strengthening the social protection of family members of the victims, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on February 2, 2016. The bill provides for the abolition of absolutely unfair restrictions in the provision of benefits to the families of those who died defending Ukraine[24][25].

Oleksiy Poroshenko became the author of a number of legislative initiatives[26]. Among which:

Registration number of the draft law Registration date Title of the draft law
1817 22 January 2015 The draft Law on amendments to paragraph 2 "Final provision" Law of Ukraine "On amendments to the Tax code of Ukraine" about release from the taxation of production of defense appointment
2202 23 February 2015 The draft Law on amendments to subsection 2 section XX "Final provisions" Tax code of Ukraine on special personal protective equipment
2203 23 February 2015 Draft Law on amendments to section XXI "Final and transitional provisions" of the Customs code of Ukraine on special personal protective equipment
2599-1 23 April 2015 Draft Law on amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On higher education" regarding the establishment of restrictions on election to office (the appointment of an acting) head of higher education institution
3150 18 September 2015 Draft Law on amendments to article 15 of the Law of Ukraine " On the status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection" about strengthening of social protection of family members of the victims
3442 10 November 2015 Draft Law on amendments to the labour Code of Ukraine (on the harmonization of legislation in the field of prevention and combating discrimination with the law of the European Union)
4014-а 15 July 2016 The draft Law on amendments to the Law of Ukraine " About sources of financing of road economy of Ukraine" regarding the improvement of the financing mechanism of the road sector
4015-а 15 July 2016 Draft Law on amendments to the Budget code of Ukraine on improvement of the financing mechanism of the road sector
4646-д 16 June 2016 The draft Law on amendments to the Law of Ukraine " About accounting and financial reporting in Ukraine" (concerning the improvement of certain provisions)
6016-д 23 October 2017 Draft Law on audit of financial statements and audit activities
8556 04 July 2018 Draft law On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine on access of persons with special educational needs to educational services

EarningsEdit

According to the electronic declaration, in 2015, Oleksiy Poroshenko received 77,212 (US$3,227) as salary in the Verkhovna Rada. From the state budget, he was granted 80,559 hryvnias compensation for expenses related to deputy activities. Poroshenko had the office in Vinnytsia with an area of 178.5 m², which at the time of acquisition (November 15, 2013) cost ₴ 1.8 million (US$219,673). Together with his mother, Oleksiy Poroshenko has an apartment in Kiev with an area of 80.66 m². Poroshenko declared three cars: GAZ-14 (Chaika, produced in 1981), BMW 320i Cabrio (produced in 2011, the cost of ₴ 424.64 thousand), and Land Rover Discovery 4.0 (2013, the cost of ₴ 680.4 thousand). On the accounts in the International Investment Bank, Poroshenko had 15 011, US$141 thousand, and €88 thousand. He also declared ₴ 187 thousand in cash.[27][28][29][30]

"A deputy is a representative of people; he has a wide range of responsibilities. Peoples deputies have access to decision-making, which, in the end, cost the country billions. And wherein they receive 5-6 thousand hryvnias."

— Olexiy Poroshenko, Izvestia in Ukraine, 2016.[31]

In 2016, Poroshenko received ₴ 152,941 as salary in the Verkhovna Rada. On the accounts in the International Investment Bank, Oleksiy Poroshenko had €11.9 thousand, US$95.6 thousand, and €82.1 thousand. He declared ₴ 317.2 thousand in cash. His spouse, Julia Poroshenko, declared ₴ 82,988 as salary in the McKinsey & Company Ukraine. Income from insurance payments was 953,886 hryvnias. She had 138,879 euros in the bank account of BNP Paribas overseas. On the accounts in the International Investment Bank, Julia Poroshenko had €82.1 thousand, US$95.6 thousand. She also had US$304,859 at the Citibank overseas.[32]

Personal lifeEdit

Oleksiy Poroshenko is the son of Maryna Perevedentseva and Petro Poroshenko.[33] He has two sisters, the twins Yevheniya and Oleksandra (born 2000), and a brother, Mykhaylo (born 2001).[33] Oleksiy Poroshenko is married and has a son, born 7 June 2014.[34]

Oleksiy Poroshenko is depicted on one of the walls in a church located on the territory of his father's landholding in the VIP village of Kozyn (Koncha-Zaspa historic neighbourhood in the Holosiivskyi District of the city of Kiev). The estate of Petro Poroshenko is located 13 kilometers from Kiev along the Novoobuhovskaya highway. The fresco depicts the family of Poroshenko, including Petro Poroshenko with his wife Marina, the children Oleksiy, Yevheniya, Oleksandra and Mykhaylo. According to the icon painter Dmitry Marchenko, in terms of style, the image is similar to the paintings of the 19th century Russian painter Ivan Makarov, whose paintings include Emperor Alexander III with his family.[35][36][37]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in Ukrainian) Petro Poroshenko. Family and children, Korrespondent.net (May 28, 2014)
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  6. ^ Россия ввела контрмеры в ответ на санкции Украины (in Russian). TASS. 1 November 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
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  19. ^ Сын Порошенко рассказал, как воевал на Донбассе под чужой фамилией [Poroshenko's son told how he fought in the Donbass under a different name] (in Russian). Сегодня. 29 November 2014. Archived from the original on 2018-11-14. Retrieved 2019-02-06.
  20. ^ Переговорник АТО: син Порошенка служить на Донбасі [ATO hostage negotiator: Poroshenko's son serves in the Donbas] (in Ukrainian). Ukrayinska Pravda. 22 August 2014. Archived from the original on 2017-09-30. Retrieved 2019-02-06.
  21. ^ Украинские госслужащие получили возможность изучать передовой опыт Сингапура в сфере эффективного государственного управления и противодействия коррупции — Алексей Порошенко [Ukrainian civil servants got the opportunity to study Singapore’s best practices in effective government and anti-corruption - Oleksiy Poroshenko] (in Russian). Petro Poroshenko Bloc "Solidarity". 23 August 2017. Archived from the original on 2018-11-14. Retrieved 2019-02-06.
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