Businessman, politician and statesman, member of Parliament of Ukraine of the IV, V, VI, VIII convocations. Since the end of June 2015, Deputy head of the parliamentary faction of the political party “Block of Petro Poroshenko”.
Alexander Tretyakov was born in Kiev on 20 March 1970.
At first he studied at secondary school № 102, in high school – in school № 135. Has higher education – graduated from the Kiev higher radio engineering school of air defense (1987 – 1992). He served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine from 1992 to 1994. He graduated from the service with the rank of Lieutenant.
In an interview, said of himself: “I’m a native of Kiev, “child of asphalt”, grew up on Brest-Litovsk Avenue (now Victory). One grandmother lived in Kurenevka, the other on Rusanivka”.
After high school, after serving the army, Alexander Tretyakov began to create his own business. From 1995 to 2002 he was President of the company “ATEK-95” – nettrader one of the largest companies in Ukraine. Business interest to him was the real estate and media.
In 2006, he creates media holding “Glavred-media”, which includes a very influential Ukrainian UNIAN news Agency, magazine and website, “Glavred” magazine “Profile”, “Telesiti”, Newspapers “New”, “news in Ukraine”, the website “Telekritika”, the city TV channel. Business partner A. Tretyakov on the holding became one of the largest Ukrainian businessmen, co-owner of group “Privat” Igor Kolomoisky. Officially, the creation of the holding company, the parties announced in August 2007. In early 2010, after the victory of Yanukovych in the presidential election, Tretiakov sells all of its media assets.
From Tretyakov answers to questions during the direct line in the “KP-Ukraine” in August 2012:
“If we talk about today, then the pressure on my business simply does not exist, because all their assets I have long sold. Understand that the opposition that has your business becomes very vulnerable, the real target for the administrative burden. This, incidentally, is one of the reasons that I focused exclusively on policy. Now I have nothing to fear, I have a completely free hand”.
Actively involved in politics A. Tretyakov began in 2002. He was close to the spirit of the party “people’s Rukh of Ukraine” and he becomes a member of this party. On it, according to lists of party “national Ruh of Ukraine”, which was part of the electoral bloc “Our Ukraine”, was elected member of Parliament. Was one of the confidants of the leader of the opposition, Viktor Yushchenko, was quite a long time in the closest circle of persons the future President and in fact sponsored the bloc “Our Ukraine” and not only (“national self-defense”, “Civil position”, “Time” – helped financially to all those who believed the democratic forces, as he said, “political forces, the direction of action which is consonant with my values” (interview).
Formed in the summer of 2004, the campaign headquarters of the presidential candidate of Ukraine V. Yushchenko held the post of Deputy chief of staff on organizational and financial issues. In the “Orange revolution” took part as one of the sponsors, was part of the Committee of national salvation.
By the way, after the poisoning of Viktor Yushchenko A. Tretyakov, accompanied him for treatment in Austria, and for security purposes since September 2004 to January 2005, the Yushchenko family and he lived in the house of Alexander. And it played also a kind of positive role in the Tretyakov appointment to the post of first assistant – head of Cabinet of the President of Ukraine (after the inauguration Yushchenko one of his first decrees of 27 January 2005 Tretyakov was appointed to this position, which he held until December 2005, and conducted a structural reform of the Secretariat of the President).
March 2005. Tretyakov became one of the founders of the party “Our Ukraine” actively engaged in issues of party building, organizational, financial. Offers and calls on Yushchenko and Tymoshenko to go for elections with a single command, a single list.
In 2005-2006 he was a member of the Supervisory boards of such companies as “Ukrnafta”, “Sberbank”, “Ukrtelecom”.
In September 2005, during the political crisis in Ukraine that erupted after the former state Secretary of Ukraine Alexander Zinchenko has publicly accused the entourage Yushchenko of corruption, A. Tretyakov appealed to the President asking for an investigation to remove him from office. Zinchenko, also accused Tretyakov that he deals with the redistribution of spheres of influence in the media and limits the President in obtaining reliable information about current events. At the same time Yushchenko dismissed Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and the entire government, and Petro Poroshenko, who was then the post of Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine. In September 2005, the President abolished the post of first assistant to the President, declaring from the rostrum of the Verkhovna Rada on the day of voting on the approval of the candidacy of Yuriy Yekhanurov for the post of Prime Minister.
Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, on 4 April 2006 filed a lawsuit in London’s High court against candidates for people’s deputies Oleksandr Tretyakov and David Zhvaniya, requiring a report on the use 22,85 million dollars, which it listed in 2004 on “development of democracy” Elgrade Limited and Goldstar Agency, considered close to Zhvania and Tretyakov. He doubted that the funds were spent as intended. Zhvania, Tretyakov has denied the fact that Boris Berezovsky generally financed democratic institutions”. As of 2012, the bailiffs failed to give the defendants in the lawsuit subpoenas.
Later the interdepartmental Commission of inquiry said about the absence of any facts supporting the allegations of corruption, and found no abuse. Baseless accusations confirmed and two temporary investigative Commission of the Verkhovna Rada (in the fall of 2005 and March of 2006). Tretyakov in 2005 – 2006 won courts of all instances of claims for protection of honor and dignity in connection with allegations of corruption.
In 2005, in December, A. Tretiakov becomes an Advisor to the President of Ukraine, and in October 2006, leaves his post because of disagreement with the personnel policy of the President.
In March 2006 he was elected to the Verkhovna Rada of the V convocation. In the spring of 2007 a group of 150 MPs wrote a statement on early termination of parliamentary powers, which gave the opportunity for Yushchenko to dissolve Parliament and appoint early elections.
In October 2007 the parliamentary elections in the third time becomes the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada under lists of the block “Our Ukraine – national self-defense” from the party “Our Ukraine” of the VI convocation. Deputy leader of WELL fraction-nanosecond, the first Deputy head of the transport Committee. He was an active supporter of the democratic coalition, one of the key lobbyists of the coalition of OU-PSD – YTB in December 2007 and OU-PSD – BYUT – Bloc of Lytvyn in November 2008.
In the Verkhovna Rada of the IV, V and VI convocations took part in the creation of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Verkhovna Rada and of the Sejm of the Republic of Lithuania, served as its co-Chairman from the Ukrainian side.
On the eve of the second round of presidential elections in February 2010, left the party “Our Ukraine” in protest against changes to the law “On elections of President of Ukraine” when a few days before the vote, changed the rules for the formation of commissions, which created the conditions for abuse. Then the part of the deputies of the OU-PSD faction from the party “Our Ukraine” voted together with the Party of regions for this law, and Yushchenko signed it.
And after Viktor Yanukovych won the presidential election, A. Tretyakov joined the opposition.
In the parliamentary elections in 2012 ran as a non-partisan independent candidate in people’s deputies of Ukraine on the Kyiv district No. 218. The results of the vote was in second place with 23 thousand votes (25,77 %), losing to the candidate from the “Batkivschyna” Vladimir Aryev.
A series of scandals that emerged during the elections were discussed by the public and in the media. So, the winning candidate Vladimir Aryev accused Tretyakov that he sought to withdraw his candidacy for a reward. Also, the media published reports about the attempt to bribe voters.
In 2013-2014 A. Tretyakov, actively supported Euromaidan, bought about 500 of body armor, thousands of bags for the building of the barricades, tents, sleeping bags, clothes, etc. Office Tretyakov on the hem of protesters took to heat overnight, there were activists of “Right sector”, the police of the Lviv region and other activists. Since the beginning of the war in the Donbass purchased ammunition for the volunteer battalions in the zone of military operations, provided financial support for the families of participants of military operations of the Svyatoshinsky district of Kiev.
From the statements of A. Tretyakov:
“On the Maidan was doing the same thing and all. But the stage was not raised, as in 2004. I Think that will bring more benefits out of the scene. Today to help volunteer battalions “Azov”, the 72th Belotserkovsky brigade, the 128th Mukachevo, the 12th Kyiv territorial battalion “Right sector”.
In October 2014, moved at the extraordinary elections to the Verkhovna Rada in single-mandate district No. 219 (Kyiv city) from “BPP” and won a landslide victory, receiving 44,91 % of the vote.
In the Verkhovna Rada of the VIII convocation headed Committee on Affairs of veterans, combatants, participants of the antiterrorist operation and people with disabilities. In his first legislative initiatives raises issues of adequate social protection of participants of military operations in the Donbas, volunteers, members of volunteer units, granting them appropriate status of participants of operations, participants of war, disabled veterans. Headed by the Tretyakov BP Committee recommended to the adoption of the Law on amendments to the law of Ukraine “On status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection”, which defined the separate status of “Victim participant in the revolution of dignity,” and settled the benefits and guarantees of their social protection. November 21 this law was signed by President of Ukraine.
Supports creation in Ukraine of the Ministry of veterans Affairs, similar to the existing offices in USA, Canada, Australia, Croatia and other countries: “it is urgent to develop an effective mechanism of implementation of social protection in this area and to create a single government body that will be responsible for the effective implementation of the state strategy of social protection of veterans.”
In April 2016 Tretyakov managed to lobby for the candidacy of his protege Vadim Chernysh – for the post of Minister of the antiterrorist operation in the government Groisman (on Mat-Lam “RBC-Ukraine”).
In December 2015, Ukrainian media reported the video, which is recorded as Alexander Tretyakov, together with the employees of the security company breaks into the office of “Ukrainian national lottery” (UNL) is one of the largest operators of the lottery market in our country. Supervision over the actual monopoly operator is credited with Alexander Tretyakov, while in a public space no one gave reliable evidence of this fact or any formal involvement in Alexander Tretyakov to UNL. The people’s Deputy in an interview to “RBC-Ukraine” has denied rumors about his involvement in the national lottery market: “none of the sites that had ranked in the top five, this garbage has not. Russian profitable.”
In 2007, advocated the unity of the “orange” coalition and that the team Yushchenko –Tymoshenko spoke at the 2007 parliamentary elections with a common list.
“While the BYUT and “Our Ukraine” had pulled the blanket between them, state the raiders (I mean anti-crisis coalition led by the Party of regions) captures the whole country and lead it to a dead end” (from an interview with “Glavred” March 6, 2007).
A supporter of Ukraine’s European integration, was considered a mistake to refuse Euro-Atlantic integration. I am sure that Ukraine’s accession to NATO will ensure the safety of the country, its independence and sovereignty. In favour of diversifying energy supplies to Ukraine and reducing energy dependence on Russia.
Opposed the participation of Viktor Yushchenko in the 2010 presidential elections. According to Tretyakov, the main mission Yushchenko in 2010 there were fair elections, but the democratic camp was to provide a single rating of the candidate at the time, it was Yulia Tymoshenko.
Critical of all manifestations of separatism, in favour of a unified Ukraine.
In the fall of 2014 called for a peaceful settlement of the conflict in the East of Ukraine.
Is a supporter of decentralization, granting local boards broad powers and limiting the amount of revenue from regional budgets to the Central Treasury.
According to the income Declaration, income of Alexander Tretyakov in 2011 was $ 64,446 million. More than 39 million hryvnia amounted to dividends, interest and royalties, and 25 million were received on the sale of securities. Wages were 158,2 thousand. Also Tretyakov was paid from state financial assistance in 35,5 thousand hryvnias for improvement.
Tretyakov declared a land area of 2.3 hectares, and the members of his family owns more than 0.75 ha Residential building with an area of 526 m2 is specified as the property of his family. Deputy belonged to the Maserati Cambiocorsa, the Porsche 911 Targa 4 S and Porsche Cayenne, as well as boat Monterey 218 LSC. Bank accounts and had 38.4 million, and at family members – 23.1 million hryvnia.
According to a journalistic investigation published in the program “Nashi Groshi”, Alexander Tretyakov enjoys luxury Italian yacht Falcon 80 cost of 21 million UAH. Technically, the yacht is owned by “Club TV” businessman Oleg maluta, who was previously assistant Tretyakov. For 2016, the company received an income of 60 thousand UAH.
Mother – Lyudmila Ivanovna Tretyakov (b. 1946).
Married since 1991, his wife Alla Fedoseevna, 1969 G. R. brought up along with his wife, daughter Daria (2003 R.) and his sons, Daniil and Egor (born in 2008).
Awards and titles
• Awarded the cross of commander of the order “For merits to Lithuania” (June 2004).
• A civil servant rank 1 (may 2005).
• Premium weapons — pistol “Fort-17-05” (27 March 2014), Glock 17 (13 Feb 2015).