Oleksandr Turchynov Politician
Oleksandr Valentynovych Turchynov (Ukrainian: Олександр Валентинович Турчинов) (born March 31, 1964 in Dnipropetrovsk) is a Ukrainian politician, a screenwriter, a Doctor of Economic Studies. Turchynov is first deputy head of the political party All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland". Turchynov was acting Prime Minister after former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's government was dismissed on 3 March 2010; till the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) appointed Mykola Azarov as Prime Minister on 11 March 2010. Oleksandr Turchynov graduated from the Dnipropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute in 1986 after that he worked for worked at Kryvorizhstal. He is an old ally of Yulia Tymoshenko. They used to have a common business in Dnipropetrovsk. In 1993 he was appointed advisor in economy issues to then PM Leonid Kuchma. In December 1993 he co-founded and became Vice President of Ukrainian Union of Industrialist and Entrepreneurs. In 1994 he created the political party Hromada together with Pavlo Lazarenko. He was also director of the Economic Reforms Institute from January 1994 to March 1998 and was head of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences’ Laboratory of Shadow Economy Research.
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1. National Mining University of Ukraine Colleges/University
The National Mining University (Ukrainian: Національний гірничий університет), colloquially known in Ukrainian as NGU (Ukrainian: Національний гірничий університет - НГУ) is located in Dnipropetrovsk, the third most populous city in Ukraine. It was founded in 1899 as the Yekaterinoslav Higher Mining School. The task of the university then was to provide the mining industry with highly qualified specialists, a goal that has continued to direct the university's leadership right up to the present day, although in recent years its academic offer has developed beyond the confines of mining-related subjects. Currently, its structure consists of nine faculties (academic departments). During the Soviet era, NGU was one of the country's top specialised institutions of higher education. It is ranked as one of Ukraine's best universities in many rankings and today attracts a large number of foreign students.
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Batkivshchyna or the All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" is a political party in Ukraine, led by Yulia Tymoshenko. It was also a leading party in the country's Yatsenyuk Government. As the core party of the former Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc, Batkivshchyna has had representation in the Verkhovna Rada since Yulia Tymoshenko set up the parliamentary faction Batkivshchyna in March 1999. Since 2008 "Batkivshchyna" is an associate member of European People's Party. After the November 2011 banning of the participation of blocs of political parties in parliamentary elections "Fatherland" became a major force in Ukrainian politics independently. In the 2012 parliamentary elections the party also added the name "United Opposition" to its name, and aligned several other parties under its banner; it won 101 parliamentary seats in the election. In June 2013 several of those aligned parties merged with Batkivshchyna. But the party split itself when on 10 September 2014 party leaders Yatsenyuk and Turchynov became founding member the new party People's Front. On 31 December 2013, the party's parliamentary faction was 90 votes strong. The party enjoys support mainly in Western Ukraine and Central Ukraine.
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All-Ukrainian Association "Community", simply known as Hromada, is a Ukrainian political party registered in March 1994 and reregistered in March 2005. Party leader is former Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko. The party is a former parliamentary party in 1998 - 2002 and since then unsuccessfully participated in national elections.