Svyatoslav Vakarchuk is gone from Parliament: who will be in his place

The parliamentary mandate will give the counselor the former Minister of economy

MP and founder of the party “Voice” Svyatoslav Vakarchuk was stunned by the statement on the resignation of his mandate after less than a year since the election to the Parliament.

Because the results of last year’s elections, the Parliament passed 17 representatives of the political forces, the place of the chorus was to be No. 18 in the electoral list of “Voices” – Rustem Umerov.

But umer has already hit the Parliament of IX convocation is the other women of “the Voice” Olga Stefanishina, which was appointed Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine.

Thus, instead of the chorus under the dome of Parliament will get “number 19” in the list of “Voices” – the lawyer and human rights activist Alina Svidersky.

Алина Свидерская. Фото: пресс-служба партии "Голос"

Alina Svidersky. Photo: press service of the party “the Voice”

Svidersky is a graduate of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and the University of Cambridge with a degree in law.

In 2015, she served as counselor of the Minister of economy Aivaras Abromavicius on deregulation, and in 2017, he founded and headed the public organization “Laboratory of clean energy”.

Recall that the head of parliamentary fraction “the Voice” remains a Ukrainian journalist and MP Sergei Rachmaninov. And in March the party elected a new leader – it was Kira Rudyk, while Vakarchuk was the leader of the political force.

His departure from Parliament Svyatoslav Vakarchuk explained at the briefing: