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Anatoliy Rachok

Director general

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Born in 1955 in Rivne oblast.

Education: National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Faculty of Romanic and Germanic Philology (1979).

Employment:

1981–1989 — Main Department for Protection of Secrets in the Press of Ukrainian SSR;
1989–1990 — Deputy Director, Kyiv branch of the Moscow headquarters of the International Association of the Detective and Political Novel;
1990–1994 — Deputy Chairman of the Board of "Inform VT Service";
1994–1999 — Deputy Director, Konrad Adenauer Foundation Representative Office in Ukraine;
Since December 1999 — Razumkov Centre Director General.

Telephone: (+380-44) 201-11-98
E-mail: rachok@razumkov.org.ua

Inna Vashchenko

Office manager

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Народилася у 1984 році в Черкасах.

Освіта: Черкаський національний університет імені Б. Хмельницького (2006р.), спеціальність «Англійська та німецька мова та література».

Робота: 2006-2013 рр. — викладач іноземної мови Черкаського медичного коледжу. Автор декількох статей та учасник регіональних інтернет-конференцій.

з березня 2014 р. — офіс-менеджер Центру Разумкова.

Phone: (044) 201-11-98

E-mail:inna@razumkov.org.ua

Yuriy Bilous

Deputy director, Sociological service

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Born in 1972 in Kyiv oblast.

Education:

Kyiv College of Radioelectronics (1992);
Kyiv National University of Economics, Faculty of Marketing (1998).
Employment:

1995–1999 — worked for the Marketing Research Agency (Manager, Deputy Director, Director);
Took part in joint projects with the Ukrainian Institute of Social Studies, the "Social Monitoring" Centre, SOCIS Gallup and the National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy";
Since January 2000 — Deputy Director, Razumkov Centre Sociological Service.

Telephone: 201-11-96
E-mail: bilous@razumkov.org.ua

Andriy Bychenko

Director, Sociological service

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Born in 1973 in Kyiv.

Education: Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Electroacoustics (1995).

Employment:

1995–1999 — worked for the Marketing Research Agency; Media-bureau of the "Consulting Ukraine" Joint-stock Company (Leading Specialist), the "Prime" Advertising and Marketing Company (Director of the Consulting Centre), the Production and Commercial Firm "Industrial Distribution Systems" (analyst).
Took part in joint projects involving the Institute of Youth Problems and the "Social Monitoring" Centre. Conducted surveys for the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs, USAID, TACIS, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Motorola, etc.
Since January 2000 — Director, Razumkov Centre Sociological Service.

Telephone: (+380-44) 201-11-94
Електронна пошта:ab@razumkov.org.ua

Alla Chernova

Head of editorial and publishing department

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Born in 1975 in Stepanakert, Azerbaijan.

Education:

Kyiv State University of Theatrical Arts, Faculty of Culture Science (1998);
Kyiv National University of Internal Affairs, Faculty of Law (2006).
Employment:

1992–1993 worked for the Secretariat of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) Commission for Youth Affairs;
1994–1999 — in the Administration of the President of Ukraine;
2000–2006 — Razumkov Centre office manager. Member of the editorial team of the National Security & Defence magazine and SIPRI Yearbook: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security;
2006–2007 — Legal Assistant to the President of the Ukrainian Aviation Transport Company, a state enterprise of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine;
since March, 2007 — editor, National Security & Defence magazine.

phone: (044) 206-85-04

E-mail:chernova@razumkov.org.ua

Danylo Dobrovolskyi

Sociology field coordinator

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Born in 1971 in Dniprodzerzhynsk (Dnipropetrovsk region).

Education: Drahomanov National Pedagogical University, Institute of Sociology, psychology and management. Bachelor of Sociology (with honours, 2008), Master of Sociology (with honours, 2009).

Employment:

In 1995–2001 Danylo worked at the Agency of Marketing Research, Social Monitoring centre, Bureau of marketing technologies, Ukrainian Institute of Social Research of Youth and Family, Computer Surveys of Ukraine, Ltd., as the interviewer, validator, coordinator of regional surveys;
Since January 2000 — Razumkov Centre’s Sociological Service associate.


Telephone: 201-11-96
E-mail: danila@razumkov.org.ua

Andriy Khopta

Public Relations Officer

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Born in 1952 in Sverdlovsk.

Education:

Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Instrument Engineering (1975);
State Courses of Foreign Languages, English Language Department (1976).
Employment:

1975–1980 — worked for the Central Design Bureau of the "Arsenal" plant, Kyiv;
1980–1990 — worked for the V. Hlushkov Institute of Cybernetics, Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic;
1990–1995 — Director, Scientific Research Centre;
1996–1999 — Deputy Head, Razumkov Centre Information Analysis Service;
Since December 1999 — Razumkov Centre Leading Expert.

Telephone: (+380-44) 201-11-98

Електронна пошта:khopta@razumkov.org.ua

Viacheslav Holub

Expert, Political and legal programmes

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I was borned in 1990 in Pavlograd, Dnipropetrovsk region.

Education:
National university of Ostroh academy (2013). Specialization: master in international relations, political analyst, translator.
I have passed internships at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2011, 2013, 2014-2015), Committee of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on European Integration under Internship program at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine administered by NGO “Intern’s League”.

Work experience:
October 2015 – August 2016 – public service at the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine.
August – December 2016 – expert in internal policy at the International Centre for Policy Studies.
From January 2017 – expert in foreign policy and international security programs at Razumkov Centre.

Telephone: 201-11-98
E-mail: holub@razumkov.org.ua

Victor Logatskiy

Leading expert, Political and legal programmes

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Born on January 13, 1966.

Education:

Moscow State University, Faculty of History.
Traineeships in France and Israel.
Career:

Journalist in the «Kommersant» and «Day» newspapers.
2007 — 2010: senior consultant, Head of the Department at the Presidential Secretariat of Ukraine.
Since December 2012: Leading Expert of Political and Legal Programmes at the Razumkov Center.
Awards:

Honored Journalist of Ukraine.
Civil Servant of the Third Rank.
Language skills:

English, Serbian, Croatian, French and Polish.


Telephone: (+380-44) 201-11-92
E-mail: zamiatin@razumkov.org.ua

Kateryna Markevych

Expert, Political and legal programmes

kateryna.markevych

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Born in 1989 in Dnepropetrovsk.

Education:

Dnepropetrovsk National University named after Oles Honchar (specialty: International Economic Relations, Bachelor`s Degree, 2010);
T. Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Institute of International Relations (specialty: International Economic Relations, Master`s Degree, 2012);
External PhD student of the National Institute for Strategic Studies. Subject of dissertation is “FDI influence on the economic security of Ukraine”.
Internships:

2009 – Land Commission and Commission on Environment of the Dnipropetrovsk City Council;
2009 – International Business Department of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Public Administration;
2011 – Secretariat of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Verkhovna Rada;
2012 – Department for Facilitation of Investment Activity and Regional Development of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Employment:

2012 – Consulting Company “H-aRt”; Public JSC “Ukrnaftokhimproekt” (engineering company);
October 2012 - March 2014 – Junior Expert of Economic Programmes of the Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Studies named after O. Razumkov;
Since March 2014 – Expert of Economic Programmes of the Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Studies named after O. Razumkov.
Field of Research: international investing activity, foreign economic policy, economic security, FDI in MSE.
Author of scientific articles and a participant of more than thirty scientific conferences devoted to investment activities of the Ukrainian economy, foreign investment activity in the countries BRICS group.

Telephone: (+380-44) 201-11-98

E-mail: markevych@razumkov.org.ua

Oleksiy Melnyk

Co-director, Foreign relations and international security programmes

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Born in 1962 in Khmelnytsty Rgn.

Education:

Royal College of Defence Studies, London, UK (2007)
Air Field Operations Officer School, Biloxy, MS, US (2001)
Squadron Officer School, Montgomery, AL, US (1994)
Defence Language Institute, San Antonio, TX, US (1994)
Chernihiv Higher Military Air Force Academy, Ukraine (1984)
Employment:

1980-2001 – Air Force active service (Cadet, Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander, Squadron Commander, Deputy Air Force Base Commander. Participated in two UN peacekeeping operations, Lt.Colonel (Ret).
2001-2004 – Razumkov Centre.
2004-2005 – State Company Ukroboronservice.
2005-2008 – Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, Head Organisational and Analytical Division – First Assistant to Minister of Defence.

Telephone: (+380-44) 201-11-95
E-mail: melnyk@razumkov.org.ua

Mykhailo Mischenko

Deputy director, Sociological service

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Born in 1962 in Kyiv.

Education: Taras Shevchenko Kyiv State University, Faculty of Philosophy (1984). Ph. D in Philosophy.

Empoyment:

In 1984–1990, worked for the Sociology Department at the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
1990–1998 — Institute of Sociology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
1998–2003 — Ukrainian Institute of Social Research.
February–September 2003 — Kyiv International Institute of Sociology.
Since October 2003 — Deputy Director, Razumkov Centre Sociological Service.

Telephone: 201-11-94
E-mail: mishchenko@razumkov.org.ua

Viktor Musiyaka

Research fellow

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Born in 1946 in Mykolaiv region. Graduated from Kharkiv Law Institute in 1973. Scholar, prominent politician, honored lawyer of Ukraine, professor at the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy", co-author of the Constitution of Ukraine.

In 2015 Viktor Musiyaka was honoured with the Yaroslav the Wise Award for outstanding achievements in legislative, judicial and law enforcement activities.

Telephone: 206-85-05
E-mail: musiyaka@razumkov.org.ua

Volodymyr Omelchenko

Director, Energy programmes

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Born in 1967 in Kyiv.

Education: Kyiv Politechnic Institute, Department of Chemical Engineering (1992).

Author of over 50 scientific works and op-ed publications. Took part in development and implementation of international energy projects and scientific research in international energy policy.

Employment:

1992–1996, worked in different positions in the mechanical engineering industry;
1997–1998 — head expert of the division of oil, gas and petroleum refining industry of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine;
1998–2003 — Naftohaz Ukrayiny National Joint-Stock Company, in charge of oil transportation section;
2004–2007 — chief consultant at the National Institute of International Security Problems of Ukraine’s NSDC;
since February, 2007 — Leading Expert, Razumkov Centre. Director since 2013.

Telephone: (+380-44) 206-85-02
E-mail: omelchenko@razumkov.org.ua

Mykhailo Pashkov

Co-director, Foreign relations and international security programmes

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Born in 1958 in Roslavl, Smolensk oblast, Russia.

Education:

Smolensk Institute of Pedagogy, Faculty of the Russian Language and Literature (1979);
Moscow Institute of Youth, Faculty of Journalism (1986);
Kyiv Institute of Political Science and Public Administration (1991).
Ph. D. in Philosophy; the author of more than 50 publications.

1979–1989 — worked at different positions in district, regional and republican newspapers in Russia and Moldova;
1991–1994 — worked in scientific institutions of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
1994–1998 — diplomatic service at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Russian Federation;
Since December 1999 — Razumkov Centre Leading Expert.
Diplomatic rank: First Secretary. Most recent position in state structures — Chief Consultant, Analytical Service of Ukraine's NSDC Staff.


Telephone: (+380-44) 206-85-08
E-mail: pashkov@razumkov.org.ua

Olga Pyshchulina

Leading expert, Social and gender programmes

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Born in 1966 in Kharkiv.

Education:

School of Economics at the Kharkiv State (National) University (Kharkiv, Ukraine) (1989).

Summer Course on Human Rights – School of Human Rights Research, Faculty of Law, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2001).

PhD in sociology (Candidate of Social Science) (1997), Honorable Economics of Ukraine (2012). I am an author more than 90 publishing and a civil servant of 3rd rank.

Research interests:

Structural deformation of the economic and social policy; Main problems with the national models of social policy implementation; The issue of income polarization; Ineffectiveness of state transfer policy; Failure of pension reform in Ukraine; Social protection programmers in Ukraine; Regulations of labour market; Gender issues.

Experience as a civil servant in the Government’s employ:

Civil servant of 3d rank. Total experience 12 years. The Head of Social Policy Department (since 2010), Principal Consultant of the Civil Society and Social Relationships Department (since 2003) National Institute for Strategic Studies.

Experience as a Research Fellow:

Senior Researcher (1995-2001) , Researcher (1989-1995) School of Sociology, Karazin Kharkiv National University, School of Sociology (1997-2003).

Teaching Experience:

Associate Professor, School of Sociology, Karazin Kharkiv National University, School of Sociology (1997-2003).


Telephone: 201-11-98
E-mail: pyshchulina@razumkov.org.ua

James Sherr

Visiting senior fellow

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2010 - date: Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House

2008 - 2010: Head, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House

1995 - 2008: Fellow, Advanced Research & Assessment Group, UK Defence Academy

1986 - 2008: Lecturer in International Relations, Lincoln College Oxford


Telephone: +44 207 314 3627

Arsen Stetskiv

Expert, Political and legal programmes

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Born in 1986 in Lviv.

Education: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Faculty of Social Sciences and Social Technologies, Bachelor of Political Science (2008). Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Master of Political Science (2009).

Internships at Parliament and central executive agencies (2008–2009).

Since November 2009 — Assistant to Political and Legal programmes at Razumkov Centre.


Telephone: 201-11-98
E-mail: stetskiv@razumkov.org.ua

Mykola Sunhurovskyi

Director, Military programmes

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Born in 1951 in Moscow.

Education:

Orenburg Higher Military Air Defence Forces School (1972);
Kyiv Air Defence Forces Academy (1982);
Higher School of Entrepreneurship, Kyiv Institute of National Economy (1991).
Ph. D. in Technical Sciences, Senior Research Fellow, the author of more than 90 publications.

Colonel (Ret.) with 31 years of military service, half of that term — at research institutions. Research profile — systems analysis, strategic planning, analysis methods, national security.

Employment:

Most recent position in state bodies — Department Chief at the Analytical Service of Ukraine's NSDC Staff;
Since December 1999 — Razumkov Centre Programme Co-ordinator;
Since February 2000 — Freelance Consultant to the National Security and Defence Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

Telephone: 201-11-98
E-mail: sungurovsky@uceps.com.ua

Yuriy Yakymenko

Deputy director general, Director, Political and legal programmes

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Born in 1967 in Cherkasy.

Education:

National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Faculty of Philosophy (1991);
University of Manchester (GB), Department of Government, post-graduate course in Political Theory, MA (Econ) (1994);
National Academy of Sciences Institute of Philosophy, post-graduate course in Social Philosophy (1995). The author of about 200 publications.
Ph.D. in Political Science (2013). The author of about 40 research papers and more than 200 publications in media.
Employment:

1991-1995 – Expert in Public Relations of the Ukrainian Union of Afghan War Veterans;
1995-2002 – Senior Consultant, Chief Consultant, Head of Division, Deputy Head of the Main Department of Domestic Policy of the Administration of the President of Ukraine;
Most recent position at state service – Deputy Head of the Department for Analysis and Prognosis of Home Policy of the Administration of the President of Ukraine. State servant of the 4th rank;
Since April 2002 – Razumkov Centre Leading Expert, Political and Legal Programmes;
Since May 2005 – Director of Political and Legal Programmes;
Since November 2011 – Deputy Director General, Director of Political and Legal Programmes.


Telephone: 201-11-92
E-mail: yuri@razumkov.org.ua

Vasyl Yurchyshyn

Director, Economic programmes

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Born in 1955 in Kamyanets-Podilskyi.

Education: T. Shevchenko Kyiv State University, Department of Cybernetics (1977). Institute of Public Administration and Local Government at the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (1994). Professor in Public Administration. Author of nearly 100 scientific works.

Employment:

In 1977–1993, worked at the Kyiv University as an engineer, research fellow and senior research fellow;
1994–1999 — head economic researcher at the International Centre for Policy Studies, Fund for Banking and Finance Development;
1999–2004 — Assistant Professor, Department of Economic Policy of the Ukrainian (currently, National) Academy of Public Administration, office of the President of Ukraine;
1999–2004 — Research Director at the Agency of Humanitarian Technologies, later — Agency for Social Analysis;
2002–2003 — advisor to the Minister of Economy of Ukraine;
since April, 2004 — Professor, Department of Economic Policy of the National Academy of Public Administration, office of the President of Ukraine;
since June, 2005 — Economic Programmes Director at Razumkov Centre.

Telephone: (+380-44) 201-11-90
E-mail: yurchyshyn@razumkov.org.ua

Viktor Zamiatin

Expert, Political and legal programmes

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Leading expert, Political and legal programmes

Born on January 13, 1966.

Education:

Moscow State University, Faculty of History.
Traineeships in France and Israel.
Career:

Journalist in the «Kommersant» and «Day» newspapers.
2007 — 2010: senior consultant, Head of the Department at the Presidential Secretariat of Ukraine.
Since December 2012: Leading Expert of Political and Legal Programmes at the Razumkov Center.
Awards:

Honored Journalist of Ukraine.
Civil Servant of the Third Rank.
Language skills:

English, Serbian, Croatian, French and Polish.


Telephone: 201-11-92
E-mail: zamiatin@razumkov.org.ua