Ex-Head of Volyn State Regional Administration Oleksandr Bashkalenko was fired based on Oleksandr Turchynov’s, the acting President, decree in February 23, 2014 after public lustration at Lutsk Maydan. He occupied this post during only 19 days. Before that Mr. Bashkalenko was a First Deputy Head of Volyn State Regional Administration (since March 2010), since 2008 he headed Volyn regional organization of ‘Party of Regions’. Since 1992 he was engaged in entrepreneurial activities. He headed a small business ‘Lita’, Style Plus Ltd. and Ecoprod Ltd., which later he handed over to his wife, Lyudmyla Bashkalenko. Her partner in this business is Ivan Smoleng, ex-head of Lutsk city organization of ‘Party of Regions’, a member of Lutsk city council.
According to Garna Hata information, in August 2013 Lyudmyla Bashkalenko got property rights for two apartments in the elite residential complex ‘Zlatoustivskiy’ on 75 Dmytrivska Street in Kyiv. In this complex a 2-room apartment costs about $ 130 000 – 170 000 (based on information from Internet).
In the declaration for 2012 Oleksandr Bashkalenko showed personal income of UAH 108 470 and family members’ income – UAH 976 110. That time the family already owned a 240 m2 apartment in Kyiv.
Oleksandr Bashkalenko has two sons, Kostyantyn and Oleksandr, who live in Kyiv and study at the Institute of International Affairs, which is 6 minutes away from the residential complex ‘Zlatoustivskiy’.