Ruslan Bortnik

Бортник Руслан Олегович

Political scientist, political expert, Director of the Ukrainian Institute for Analysis and Management of Policy, advisor to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine since 2001.

Areas of specialization:

  • state building and parliamentarism;

  • international policy of Ukraine;

  • political parties and movements;

  • interethnic and confessional policy;

  • social standards and democratization;

  • public companies and protests.

As an expert he acts on TV channels: Inter, "112 Ukraine", UTR, "Ukraine", TC "Kiev", Central TV Channel, Gamma, "Svoboda Slova" (ICTV), "RBC", radio "Voice of the Capital, "Era-fm", "Vesti", "Ukrainian Radio"; information agencies "GolosYuA", "Glavkom", "Ukrinform" and others.

Published on the "Ukrainian Truth" -, "Correspondent" - blogs, From-ua, Voice of America, and other news agencies websites’.

Fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, and English.

Contacts: telephone +38 (050) 974 83 41, +38 (093) 757 75 65 e-mail. Email: (link to send email) (link to send email).

Additional Information:

Wrote a PhD thesis called: "Philosophical foundations of J. Lock’s political theory of liberalism".

Was born on October 22, 1979.


1. 2003 National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" - Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology;

2. 2005 National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" - Master of Philosophy;

3. 2005 year Kiev National Economic University - specialist in management;

4. 2009 National University of Internal Affairs of Ukraine - Law;

5. International Winter School of Human Rights of the European Helsinki Union (Warsaw, 2004), human rights trainer.

Draft-laws: co-author of more than 250 draft laws of Ukraine (30-40 were adopted).

Publications: author of more than 600 publications in media and 4 books.

Social activity:

Deputy Chairman of the Public Council under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

Member of the Public Council under the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Public Council under the State Archival Service of Ukraine, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kiev.

Deputy Chairman of the Public Council under the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.


Was awarded with a memorable gift by the President of Ukraine, and an Order of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.


Дата публикации: 
11.06.2017 - 20