Volodymyr Chemerys

The Head of Institute “Respublica”

1991-93 – Chairman of Union of Ukrainian students

1994-98 – MP of Supreme Counсil of Ukraine and Kyiv City Council.

From 1997 –  Founder and Chairman o NGO “Institute Respublica”

2000-01 – Coordinator of the action “Ukraine without Kuchma”

З 2011 – Expert of Ukrainian initiative “For a peaceful protest!”

He prepares lawsuits, appeals and cassation appeals regulations and government actions that restrict freedom of assembly. He also deals with the representation of citizens in the courts whose right to peaceful assembly had been violated. He conducted the case “Shmushkovych against Ukraine” in the European Court of Human Rights.


Phone: 050-380-62-68
E-mail: res-publica1@yandex.ru
Facebook: Volodymyr Chemerys


Oleksandra Skyba

Deputy Head, Project Manager of the Institute

From 2009 – Coach in fundraising, project development, project management;

2009 – 12 – Head of Kyiv City organization branch of “Youth European Movement”;

2012 – 14 – Information Director of NGO “Institute Respublica”;

From 2014 – Founder and chief editor of newspaper “Our news”;

From 2015 -Head of All-Ukrainian initiative “Active Community”;

She engaged in the development and implementation of the Institute’s projects. She also supports the external relations of the organization.


Phone: 097-394-32-15
E-mail: Oleksandra.Skyba@gmail.com
Facebook: Oleksandra Skyba


Iulia Zhuryk

The Сhief accountant of Institute

2012 – 2015 – has organized events and communication with representatives of target Institutes audiences;

2015-2016 – Assistant of The chief accountant of the Institute;

From 2016 – the Chief Accountant of the Institute.

Provides financial activities of the project; creates and provides financial, tax, statistical and other reports; provides circulation of resources.


Phone: 098-048-89-47
E-mail: buh.inrespublica@gmail.com | secretariat.zmp@gmail.com
Facebook: Iulia Zhuryk


Daria Tyzhbiriak

Designer and infographist of the Institute

2010-2011 – Deputy Chairman of Primary trade union organization of Carpathian National University named after V. Stefanik (Ivano-Frankivsk)

2012-2013 – Journalist of press-office of futsal team “Uragan” (Ivano-Frankivsk)

2013-2015 – Scholar Grant Program study abroad, student of Faculty of Social Sciences, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas – ANGELICUM, Rome (Italy)

2014-2015 – member of the Master XVI “Management of third sector organizations”, Rome (Italy)

2015 – Journalist of parliamentary edition “Grushevskogo,5 “, reporter in Supreme Council of Ukraine

From 2016 Head of Press Office of NGO “Institute Respublica”

She implements promotion and information policy of the Institute, provides information support for all projects of the organization, cooperates with media.


Phone: 096-837-69-59
E-mail: press.inrespublica@gmail.com
Facebook: Daria Tyzhbiriak


Natalia Yelisieieva

Coordinator of the Institute in Kyiv

2014-2015 – Officer in research company “Active Grouр”;

From 2015 – Secretary of NGO “Institute Respublica”;

Currently, she is a student of the political science faculty of NPU named after Mykhailo Drahomanov.


Phone: 093-287-57-89
E-mail: eliseevanatalia5@gmail.com
Facebook: Natalia Eliseeva

ies: creating and maintaining databases, document management, communication and organization of events.


Vitalij Hlizhynskyi

Projects Manager of the Institute

2008 – 2009 – Engineer, LLC “Onul-Nika”;

From 2009 – Engineer, State enterprise “Hotel” Ukraine”;

From 2014 – Coordinator of “Active Community” in the Kiev region;

2014 – Founder and imposer of the newspaper “Our news“;

З 2015 – Сoordinator of the campaign “Follow the money”;

He coordinates the activities of representatives of All-Ukrainian initiative “Active Community” in the region, the campaign “Follow the money”, promotes communities self-organization in the Kiev region.


Phone: 068-025-29-21; 066-980-19-86
E-mail: ukrvitua@gmail.com
Facebook: Vitalij Gliginskiy



Lidia Harmash

 Head of Press office of the Institute

2012  – 2015 Journalist, Press office of the Institute of International Relations of NAU;
2013 – 2014  –  Journalist of magazine “The Aviator” at NAU;
2015  – Internet agency correspondent urgent news “Istochnik.info”;
2015 2016 Press office journalist, interfactional deputy organization of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine “Deputatskiy Control”.

From 2016 р. – Journalist and assistant head of the Press office of the Institute.


Phone: 050-195-21-24
E-mail: l.harmashyk@gmail.com
Fb: Lidia Harmash


Oleksandr Zhuryk

Database Administrator of Institute

2007- 2012 – computer systems engineer in call-center;
From 2016 – Database Administrator of Institute.

Develops and administers the database, advising coordinators of Ukrainian initiative “Active Community” on the database.


Phone: 098-905-81-47
E-mail: sashazh21@gmail.com
Fb: Oleksandr Zhuryk



Dina  Morunko
Project manager assistant of “Active Community”

2012 – 14 – Head of Kyiv City organization branch of “Youth European Movement”;

From 2014 – works in the ICF “International HIV / AIDS Alliance in Ukraine”;

From 2015 – Project manager assistant of “Active Community”;

Leads analyst reports of “Active Community”,  communicates with project’s partners, makes translations.


Phone: 096-737-82-93
E-mail: marunkodin@rambler.ru
Facebook: Dina Morunko



Yuriy Sereda

Lawyer of the Institute

2001-2004, 2009 – 2011 to 2016 – Legal consultant, Senior legal consultant, General legal consultant of enterprises of roadbuilding sector;

2011 – 2014 – Head of Legal Department SE “Kyiv regional road department”;

2014 – 2015 – Head of legal support of LLC “Astelit”;

2016 – providing legal support to the Institute “Respublica”.

Competence: cooperation with government bodies and local authorities, political parties, electoral legislation, state financing of political parties.


Phone: (096) 204-62-63
E-mail: yuriy.v.sereda@gmail.com
Facebook: Yuriy Sereda


Mykola Yatskov
Lawyer of the Institute

2004 – 2006 – Consultant of Legal Clinic “Alternative”;

2004 – 2006 – Legal Consultant of  Transcarpathian regional center of social and vocational rehabilitation and vocational guidance “Choice”;

From 2005 –Manager of Carpathian Agency of Human Rights “Vested”;

From 2015 – Coordinator of “Active Community” in Uzhgorod;

From 2015 – Lawyer of NGO “Institute Respublica”.


Phone: 095-832-32-47
E-mail: yatskoff@gmail.com
Facebook: Mykola Yatskov



Artem Amelchenko

Lawyer, an expert on lustration of Institute

2013 – 14 – Officer of Appeal Court of Dnipropetrovsk region

2014 – 15 – Lawyer of NGO “Maidan Sicheslav”

From 2014 – Lawyer of NGO “Institute Respublika”

From 2015 – Coordinator of the campaign “Follow the money” in Dnepropetrovsk.

From 2015 –Project Manager “Monitoring the implementation of legislation on lustration in Ukraine”


Phone: 093-121-11-12
E-mail: aaaaamel@mail.ru
Facebook: Artem Amelchenko


Yuliya  Fediv
Projects Manager

2010 – Intern  of ONU Programme on an environment;

2011 – Intern in the Parliament of Germany;

From 2011 –  Event manager in the structural units of the German-Polish-Ukrainian association;

From 2014 – Head and developer of socio-political theater in the Institute.


Phone: 067-537-20-45
E-mail: juljaf1986@gmail.com
Facebook: Yuliya Fediv


Halyna  Jykaeva
Director of sociopolitical performances

From 2007 – Artistic director of the theater-studio “we” (Simferopol);

From 2011 – Artistic director of the art center “KARMAN” (Simferopol);

From 2014 – Director of sociopolitical performances in NGO “Institute Respublica”.


Phone: 050-042-60-24
E-mail: g.djikaeva@gmail.com
Facebook: Halyna Jykaeva