Oleksandr Omelchenko

Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Omelchenko (Олександр Олександрович Омельченко Oleksandr Oleksandrovyč Omel'čenko) became the mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in 1999.wikipedia
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FC Arsenal Kyiv

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In 2001, Omelchenko bought FC CSKA Kyiv from the Ministry of Defense and transformed it into FC Arsenal Kyiv.
Due to difficulty of financing, the ownership of senior squad was transferred to the Kyiv city authorities during the winter break of 2001–02 as part of Oleksandr Omelchenko political project and the newly acquired squad was renamed as Arsenal in memory of the factory team.

Mayor of Kiev

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Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Omelchenko (Олександр Олександрович Омельченко Oleksandr Oleksandrovyč Omel'čenko) became the mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in 1999.
According to the Kiev City Electoral Commission, Chernovetsky won in 2006 31.83% of the popular vote, Vitali Klitschko placed second with 23.7%, and incumbent Oleksandr Omelchenko placed third with 21.2%.

Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine

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Omelchenko is the President of both the Association of the Cities of Ukraine and the Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine (1997-2006).

Kiev

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Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Omelchenko (Олександр Олександрович Омельченко Oleksandr Oleksandrovyč Omel'čenko) became the mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in 1999.
Under Oleksandr Omelchenko (mayor from 1999 to 2006), there were further plans for the merger of some raions and revision of their boundaries, and the total number of raions had been planned to be decreased from 10 to 7.

Unity (Ukraine)

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Omelchenko was a candidate in the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election, nominated by the Unity Party, which he formerly chaired.
The party was led by the former mayor of Kiev Oleksandr Omelchenko but in early 2008, he temporally halted his party membership in favor of a membership of Our Ukraine-Peoples Self Defence.

2004 Ukrainian presidential election

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Omelchenko was a candidate in the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election, nominated by the Unity Party, which he formerly chaired.

FC CSKA Kyiv

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In 2001, Omelchenko bought FC CSKA Kyiv from the Ministry of Defense and transformed it into FC Arsenal Kyiv.

Vitali Klitschko

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While he was running for a third term as Mayor of Kiev in what was expected to be an easy victory in the March 2006 election, he was badly defeated and with 21% of the votes came third behind Leonid Chernovetsky (mayor-elect) and Vitali Klitschko.
He lost the 2006 mayoral election to Leonid Chernovetskyi but placed second with 26% of the vote, ahead of the incumbent Oleksandr Omelchenko Klitschko campaigned on an anti-corruption platform and lead the bloc "Civic party" PORA-ROP (the parties PORA and Reforms and Order Party) in the simultaneously held local elections for the Kiev City Council.

2008 Kiev local election

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During the 2008 Kiev local election Omelchenko was again a candidate for the post of Mayor of Kiev but he only gained 2,53% of the votes this time; placing 6th after mayor-elect Chernovetsky.
According to a telephone poll conducted prior to the election by the Razumkov Centre, 25.2% of the respondents said they would support Vitaliy Klychko for the position of mayor, 24.9% support Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi, 10% support the former city mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko, 6% support current Vice-Prime Minister Oleksandr Turchynov, and 5.4% said they support the Minister of Internal Affairs Yuriy Lutsenko.

Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc

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During the 2007 parliamentary elections Omelchenko was elected as an Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc deputy to the Verkhovna Rada.
However, since only one of those twelve left the faction when Oleksandr Omelchenko left voluntary.

Oleksandr Omelchenko Bloc

His Oleksandr Omelchenko Bloc won only 2,26% and no seats in the Kiev City Council.
Oleksandr Omelchenko Bloc is a local political party in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev led by former mayor of Kiev Oleksandr Omelchenko.

2014 Kiev local election

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During the 2014 Kiev local election Omelchenko was again a candidate for the post of Mayor of Kiev again as a candidate of the Unity Party.

Leonid Chernovetskyi

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While he was running for a third term as Mayor of Kiev in what was expected to be an easy victory in the March 2006 election, he was badly defeated and with 21% of the votes came third behind Leonid Chernovetsky (mayor-elect) and Vitali Klitschko.
Vitali Klitschko placed second with 24 percent and incumbent Oleksandr Omelchenko placed third with 21 percent.

Kiev City State Administration

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Ukraine

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Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Omelchenko (Олександр Олександрович Омельченко Oleksandr Oleksandrovyč Omel'čenko) became the mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in 1999.

Verkhovna Rada

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During the 2007 parliamentary elections Omelchenko was elected as an Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc deputy to the Verkhovna Rada. Omelchenko is also a former member of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament).

Oligarchy

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During the 1999 Kiev mayoral election, Omelchenko defeated a noted oligarch Hryhoriy Surkis, with 76 percent of the vote to Surkis's 16 percent.

Hryhoriy Surkis

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During the 1999 Kiev mayoral election, Omelchenko defeated a noted oligarch Hryhoriy Surkis, with 76 percent of the vote to Surkis's 16 percent.

Iraq

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His program included the urgent withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from Iraq.

Orange Revolution

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After the Orange Revolution, Omelchenko joined the People's Union "Our Ukraine" party but did not disband his old party.

2007 Ukrainian parliamentary election

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During the 2007 parliamentary elections Omelchenko was elected as an Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc deputy to the Verkhovna Rada. Omelchenko son Oleksandr was also a member of the Verkhovna Rada on an Our Ukraine ticket from 2002 till 2007.

First Azarov government

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He was expelled from that fraction in September 2011 because of supporting the Azarov Government.

Our Ukraine (political party)

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After the Orange Revolution, Omelchenko joined the People's Union "Our Ukraine" party but did not disband his old party. Omelchenko son Oleksandr was also a member of the Verkhovna Rada on an Our Ukraine ticket from 2002 till 2007.

2002 Ukrainian parliamentary election

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Omelchenko son Oleksandr was also a member of the Verkhovna Rada on an Our Ukraine ticket from 2002 till 2007.