Oleksandr Shevchenko, Ukrainian scientist, Died at 78

Oleksandr Oksentiyovych Shevchenko was born on June 26, 1937, in sovkhoz Partizany, Simferopol Raion, Russian and died on January 15, 2016.

He was a Ukrainian scientist, jurist, politician, and doctor of legal sciences.

Shevchenko graduated from the historic philosophy faculty of Kiev University in 1965.

Oleksandr Shevchenko earned his doctorate in 1995.

Following his graduation, he worked at Dnipropetrovsk National University and as an English language interpreter during construction of a metallurgy plant in Egypt.

During 1971, he has worked at Kiev University.

In October 2014 during the parliamentary election, Oleksandr was 31st on the election list of his party; since the party came 0.29% short to overcome the 5% threshold to win seats on the nationwide list he was not elected into parliament.

Oleksandr Shevchenko was a member of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc until September 15, 2015.

Oleksandr Shevchenko passed away at 78 yrs old.