Valeriy Khoroshkovskyi Politician
Valeriy Ivanovych Khoroshkovsky (Ukrainian: Валерій Іванович Хорошковський, born January 1, 1969 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian businessman, former head of the Security Service of Ukraine, former Minister of Finance, current First Vice Prime Minister Minister and owner of U.A. Inter Media Group which owns majority shares in various Ukrainian TV channels such as Inter TV. According to Ukrainian and East European media Khoroshkovsky is one of Ukraine's richest people. While being in public office Khoroshkovsky had large stakes in various Ukrainian media and metallurgy industries. In 2006 Khoroshkovsky stated: "I owned mid-sized businesses that had no kind of political influence. I cannot say I gained something for my business thanks to politics or that I had any political advantages thanks to business”. Khoroshkovsky completed a postgraduate economics study at Kiev State University in 1993. In 1994 Khoroshkovsky started a metal trading business which he disbanded in 1995 to become active in banking. Since then Khoroshkovsky has been active in the furniture retail and trading business and has had stakes in dairy, soda, machinery and bus factories.
|Date of birth|
|January 1st, 1969|
1. Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Colleges/University
Taras Shevchenko University or officially the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukrainian: Київський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка), colloquially known in Ukrainian as KNU (Ukrainian: Київський національний універcитет - КНУ) is located in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is the third oldest university in Ukraine after the University of Lviv and Kharkiv University. Currently, its structure consists of fifteen faculties (academic departments) and five institutes. It was founded in 1834 as the University of Saint Vladimir, and since then it has changed its name several times. During the Soviet Union era, Taras Shevchenko University was one of the top three universities in the USSR, along with Moscow State University and Leningrad State University. It is ranked as the best university in Ukraine in many rankings (see below). Throughout history, the university has produced many famous alumni including Nikolay Bunge, Mykhailo Drahomanov, Mykhailo Hrushevskyi, Nikolai Berdyaev, Mikhail Bulgakov, Viacheslav Chornovil, Leonid Kravchuk, Oksana Zabuzhko, and many others.
November 8th, 1833
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