Viktor Medvedchuk is a Ukrainian politician and businessman who has been involved in Ukrainian politics since the 1990s. He is one of the founders of the pro-Russian political party Ukrainian Choice, which advocates for closer ties to Russia.
He was a close associate of former President Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted in 2014 during the Euromaidan protests. Medvedchuk’s relationship with Vladimir Putin has been described as “close”, and he is said to be “among Putin’s closest allies”. Medvedchuk was the former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma’s chief of staff from 2002 to 2005.
Who Is Irina Medvedchuk?
Irina Medvedchuk is Viktor Medvedchuk Daughter and she was born in Kiev on December 4th, 1972. She is the daughter of Viktor Medvedchuk’s second wife Nataya Gavrilyuk. She studied at the University of Kiev, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in law. She then went to study at Moscow State University, where she earned her Ph.D. in law.