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|11th Minister of Internal Affairs|
22 February 2014 – 15 July 2021
Interim: 22 February 2014 – 27 February 2014
|Prime Minister||Arseniy Yatsenyuk
|Preceded by||Vitaliy Zakharchenko|
|Succeeded by||Denys Monastyrsky|
|Deputy of the Kharkiv Oblast Council|
April 2006 – April 2010
|People's Deputy of Ukraine|
December 12, 2012 – March 17, 2014
November 27, 2014 – December 2, 2014
|Constituency||People's Front, No.6|
|Born||January 2, 1964
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
|Political party||People's Front (2014–present)|
Our Ukraine (until 2010)
|Alma mater||Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute|
|Awards||65 Years of Liberation of the Belarusian Republic from German-Fascist Invaders|
Arsen Borysovych Avakov (Ukrainian: Арсен Борисович Аваков; born January 2, 1964) is a Ukrainian politician and businessman. From 2014 to 2021 he was Ukraine's Minister of Internal Affairs, first being appointed in the first cabinet of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. He was reappointed to the same position in three successive governments, the last one being the (March 2020 formed) Shmyhal Government.
Between 2005 and 2010 Avakov was Governor of Kharkiv Oblast.
In 2013, Avakov was 118th richest person in Ukraine worth 100 million dollars.
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