Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko
Oleksiy Goncharenko (@GoncharenkoUa) is a Member of Parliament in Ukraine, a member of the Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, and Vice President of the PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons. He is a member of the “European Solidarity” group in Parliament, and head of the caucuses “For a Democratic Belarus” and “For a Free Caucasus.”
After the start of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, MP Goncharenko joined the country’s civilian Territorial Defense Forces for the first month. Не has fought against Russian propaganda, and publishes widely in international media in order to bring the truth to the world about Ukraine.
He was included in the sanctioned persons lists of the Russian Federation.
He is a founder of Ukraine’s largest network of educational-cultural centers, the Goncharenko Centers, which since February 2022 have become volunteer hubs.