(biography, photo, video) Vladimir Groysman
Volodymyr Groysman: the biography
Volodymyr Groysman is the «colorful» Ukrainian politician, who, after a coup in Ukraine is a significant figure among the political elite of the country. To the heights of power he came through «friendship» with President Petro Poroshenko, despite the fact that earlier it was a record for corruption scandals in the city of Vinnytsia, where he to government he held the post of mayor.
Born Groisman Vladimir Borisovich 20 Jan 1978 in Western Ukraine in Vinnitsa. He was the firstborn of his parents are Ukrainians, Boris Spiegel and Elena Obraztsova, who at the time of the birth of the son began his business and then became successful businessmen.
To date, nationality is widely discussed Groisman – he calls himself vinnichanam in the sixth generation and considers himself a native citizen of Ukraine, but due to the fact that his grandfather Isaac was a Jew, many would argue that about the Ukrainian roots of the policy can not be considered. Childhood and school years of Vladimir Borisovich passed in his native Vinnitsa, where he quite successfully graduated from high school № 35.
After receiving a high school diploma, Groisman decided for a specified period to postpone the training in high school and at 14 got a job MP «Student» to the position of locksmith. At the age of 16 years, the future statesmen was appointed commercial Director on multiple parent companies «EYES» and «Youth», which led the whole market-the commercial sphere in the winery.
The next 7 years Volodymyr Groysman engaged in Commerce, and at the end of the 90 enrolled in the Interregional Academy of personnel management, from which he graduated in 2003, specialty «Jurisprudence». In February 2010, the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, he became a master on speciality «Management of development», which graduated from the National Academy of public administration under the President of Ukraine.
In politics Volodymyr Groysman joined in 2002. Then 24-year-old he became the youngest Deputy of the Vinnytsia city Council. As a promising politician he was also appointed Deputy Chairman of the parliamentary Commission which oversaw the rule of law, human rights and parliamentary ethics.
The turning point in the political career, began 2005 with the support of the party Yulia Tymoshenko’s «BYUT» Vladimir Borisovich was elected the mayor of Vinnytsia. The job of statesmen to positions of Vinnytsia mayor was marked by many positive moments for the city – thanks Groisman, Vinnytsia became the best city to live in Ukraine with clean and repaired streets, with the Swiss trams and «transparent» government officials ‘ actions. For such achievements Vladimir Borisovich became the leader of the Committee of voters as the most effective mayor.
In 2014, a career politician has gained rapid momentum. On the invitation of Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Groysman, Vice Prime Minister of the country and received the portfolio of Minister of regional development, construction and housing and communal services of Ukraine. He came to the government with the reform program initiated decentralizatio power in all regions of the country. In addition, Vladimir Borisovich oversaw reforms in the state regulatory authorities and was the head of the coordinating staff on issues of internally displaced persons from the ATO area in the Donbas.
In October 2014, Volodymyr Groysman was elected speaker of the Verkhovna Rada. Then he joined the coalition of the party «Block of Petro Poroshenko». At the beginning of the 2016 candidacy of the speaker of BP began to consider for the post of Prime Minister of Ukraine that it should take after the resignation of Yatsenyuk. The politician has agreed to lead the Cabinet of Ministers has prepared its own program for bringing the country out of crisis.
Personal life of Vladimir Groisman, like most politicians, is maximally hidden from the public eye. His wife Elena Ivanovna nonpublic special and not attending social events, giving all their time to raising children.
In the family of the candidate in Prime Ministers brought up three children – the eldest daughter, Julia, who is now a London law student of the University, the middle daughter Christina, a student of the Vinnytsia school № 7, and son David, born in 2011.
According to official income declarations for the year 2015 Volodymyr Groysman earned slightly more than 1.5 million, of which salaries accounted for about 80 thousand. The lion’s share of the income of speaker of the Verkhovna Rada made the money from renting real estate. In its property there are two plots with a total area of just over 90 acres, two houses with an area of 1000 square meters, and five objects of real estate a total area of 21 thousand sq. m.
On accounts in banks Volodymyr Groysman lies more than 2.5 million foreign property and Bank accounts of the Ukrainian politicians have. In addition, candidates for the post of Prime Minister owns the car brand Land Rover Range Rover 2013.
Over the past year, members of the family of Vladimir Borisovich earned 1,4 million hryvnias through entrepreneurial activities. According to an informal family, living in the exclusive village of Kozyn near Kiev next to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.