Diplomat. Deputy Chairman of the Poltava fraternities on legal issues.
Speaks Ukrainian, Russian, English, French.
Career positions: present post since 88; CHief of Sect, Dep. Dir., Dept of Humanitarian Coop & Human Rights, USSR. Miny for For. Aff., Moscow, 85-88; Offr, Human Rights Div, UN, Geneva, 80-85; Couns, CHief of Sect, Law & Treaty Dept and Dept of Humanitarian Coop, USSR Miny for For Aff, Moscow, 76-80. First Secy, Soviet Emb in Afghanistan, 72-76; Second Secy, Dept of Intl Org, Miny fo For Aff, Ukrainian SSR, 66-72; Procurator, Investigative Dept in Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, 62-66.
Education: Law Fcy, Kiev Univ, 57-62, Dpl; Higher Courses in For Lang, Ukrainian SSR, 62-65, Dpl; Higher Dipl Sch, USSR, 70-72, Dpl.
Professional interests: human rights, international law, criminal law and procedure.
Publications: articles on human rights questions in Soviet and Ukrainian journals and newspapers.