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Talk by Oleh Berezyuk: Ukraine – Road from Despotism to Democracy

June 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



13 June 2016, 19:00


Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Bridge Street, Westminster SW1A 2LW


Free, but registration is required.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to secretariat@britishukrainiansociety.org at your earliest convenience.  Due to tight security and the potential for queues, we would advise you to allow at least 30 minutes to enter Portcullis House; a map and further instructions will be sent in due course to those who RSVP.

Speaker Profile

Mr Oleh Berezyuk MP, Chairman of the Self-Reliance Parliamentary Faction

Political Career:
People’s Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (№ 28 in the party list) and Head of the “Samopomich (Self-Reliance) Union” since November 2014.
Member of the Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-governance since December 2014.

Professional Career:
Psychiatrist (since 2000), Member of the Ukrainian Union of Psychotherapists
Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University (since 2000)
Co-presenter of Luks FM’s Let’s Talk, a radio programme on psychology (1996-2006)
Director of the City Mayor’s Office, Lviv City Council (2007-2012)
Director of Humanitarian Policy, Lviv City Council (2012-2014)

Lviv Medical College (1986-88)
Lviv Medical Institute, Treatment Department (1988-99)
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA (1991-96), with a focus on Biology and Psychology

Born 8 October 1969 in Lviv, Ukraine
Married to Uliana Berezyuk-Krynytska
Has three sons: Lev (b. 2008), Danylo (b. 2000) and Ostap (b. 1996)


June 13, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Attlee Suite
Portcullis House, Bridge Stree SW1A 2LW + Google Map