Party “Opposition platform For life” June 6, announced the list of candidates for the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Found this list and place Grigory Surkis.
Grigoriy Surkis received the seventeenth number in the list of the party. Given that the party “Opposition platform For life” may gain 10% in the parliamentary elections, the place of Grigory Surkis pass.
Who is Grigory Surkis?Ukrainian football functionary. From 1993 to 1998 he was President of Kiev “Dynamo”. After that, until 2002, held the title of honorary President of the club. Then officially transferred the ownership of his younger brother Igor.
From 1996 to 2000, Grigoriy Surkis was the President of Professional football League of Ukraine and Vice-President of the football Federation of Ukraine. In 2000 he became the head of the FFU, which ran until 2012. After that honorary President of the FFU. After the election of the head of FFU was a member of various committees in the League, and then chaired some committees. In 2007 he was elected to the UEFA Executive Committee. Since 2013 – Vice-President of UEFA. In 2019, resigned from these positions in UEFA, remains in the organization as an honorary member.
Besides football, Grigoriy Surkis since 2006 – Vice-President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
In the Verkhovna Rada Hryhoriy Surkis was twice – from 1998 to 2006. Was part of the faction SDPU (u) together with Viktor Medvedchuk
I should add that the second number in the list of party “Oppositional platform For life” is Vadim Rabinovich. And seventh place in the ranking took Nestor Shufrych.
As Vadim Rabinovich and Nestor Shufrich are related to sports?In the summer of 2007 Vadim Rabinovich acquired the Kyiv city state administration, the football club “Arsenal” (Kiev). After two not very successful seasons in January 2009, Rabinovich sold the club to the mayor of Kiev Leonid Chernovetsky.
Nestor Shufrich, a former owner of football club “Goverla” (Uzhgorod). President of the club his father was Ivan Shufrich, a Vice-President and son Alexander. In 2016, the club ceased to exist after a series of scandals at non-payment of wages to the players of the club and failure to comply with the FFU for their payment.
Nestor Shufrich in the age of 15, he received the title “master of sports” of archery, and was a candidate for the youth national team of the Soviet Union
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What is known about the early parliamentary elections?The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky on may 21 issued a decree on dissolving the Verkhovna Rada of the eighth convocation. Extraordinary elections to the Ukrainian Parliament on July 21, 2019.