Mihail Pogrebinsky - director of Kiev Center of Political Studies and Conflictology.
He was born on December 7, 1946 in Kiev and is a non-party politician. Mr. Pogrebinsky graduated from the department of physics of Kyiv State University.
He is a political scientist and political technologist.
The sphere of professional interests: analysis of the current political situation, formation of civil society institutions, Russian-Ukrainian relations, election campaigns.
Since 1990, a deputy, deputy chairman of the commission for economic reforms of Kiev city council of deputies. Since 1991, a member of Kiev city executive committee; since 1993, assistant to the deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Since 1994, deputy head of the Department of Internal Policy of the Presidential Administration.
As a manager and adviser he participated in several election campaigns: 1989 - elections of national deputies of the USSR, presidential elections of 1994 and 1999 (L.Kuchma), parliamentary elections of 1998 (election campaign of the bloc SLOn) and 2002 (election campaign of the SDPU(U)), a member of the Council of Experts on Internal Policy under the President, adviser to the Prime Minister (1998-2000), adviser to the Head of Presidential Administration (2002).
Since 1993 he has been director of Kiev Center of Political Studies and Conflictology.
Activities of the Center
Kiev Center of Political Studies and Conflictology (KCPSC) is an independent nongovernmental nonprofit expert and analytical organization. The Center investigates the processes of transformation of Ukrainian society and state institutions in the period of transition from totalitarianism to democracy.