Date of birth: 15 June 1971
Place of birth: Kharkov
Marital status: Wife, Nina Svyatash (1972). There are son Vladimir (born in 1995).
Education: In 1994 graduated from the Kharkov medical Institute majoring in Pediatrics (qualification – doctor-paediatrician). In the year 2000. was educated economist at the Institute of advanced studies and retraining heavy machinery. In 2001 graduated from the National law Academy. Yaroslav the Wise is a lawyer by profession. In 2007 graduated from Kharkov regional Institute under the President of Ukraine, specialty-public administration
Business and political activity
1994-1997 – internship at Kharkiv city clinical hospital No. 30.
1997-1998 – President of the Ukrainian-Latvian joint-stock company avtoinveststroi.
1998-1999 – President of the Ukrainian-Latvian automobile, OOO avtoinveststroi.
1999-2000 – President enterprises with foreign investment AIS.
September-October 2000 – President enterprises with foreign investments AIS-Import.
From November 2000 to 2002 he was the President of the Corporation avtoinveststroi (AIS).
May 2002 – people’s Deputy of Ukraine of IV-VI convocations. I first came to Parliament, winning in one of the districts of Kharkiv region and as a member of the national democratic party. Immediately joined the faction United Ukraine, created on the base loyal to President Leonid Kuchma electoral bloc For a United Ukraine! Later was a member of the Democratic initiative of the people’s party of Vladimir Litvin. At the end of the convocation, in November 2005, moved to the Regions of Ukraine.
In the parliamentary elections 2006 and 2007 becomes the people’s Deputy from the Party of regions. Member of the PR. In the Verkhovna Rada of the VI convocation, he is also Chairman of the Subcommittee on taxation of the subjects of the market of non-banking financial institutions and entities of the stock market Committee on taxation and customs policy.
Since December 2012 – people’s Deputy of Ukraine of VII convocation, the Parliament passed a candidate from the Party of regions in single-mandate constituency №170 in Kharkiv region. Member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on taxation and customs policy.
In 2014 the status of a non-partisan independent candidate elected to the Verkhovna Rada on the majority district No. 170.
In June 2016 Svyatash D. M. contributed to the Verkhovna Rada decree the abolition of the law “On the reduction of excise duty on b-cars”. Ordinance No. 3251-P cancellation of results of voting. That is – he was the author of the initiative of cancellation of results of voting to reduce the cost of “rastamozhka” cars for the population of Ukraine.
January 16, 2014 voted for “dictatorial laws” – a package of anti-democratic laws that significantly restricted the rights of citizens and freedom of speech.
Svyatash – former co-owner of the Corporation Avtoinveststroy, one of the largest players in the domestic car market. AIS has been manufacturing, selling, warranty and post-warranty service of cars and buses. The Corporation received the right of official representative in Ukraine of the majority of Russian automakers. AIS is the exclusive importer of brands GAZ, UAZ, PAZ, LiAZ, GolAZ, KAVZ. The official dealer of VAZ, KAMAZ, MAZ, IZH, Ural. Has the status of official dealer of “Audi” (Germany) and Ford (USA). Since 2005 is the exclusive importer of cars “CITROEN” (France), and from 2007 – SsangYong (Korea) and “GEELY” (China).
In the fall of 2012 one of the largest banks in Ukraine – Alfa-Bank has addressed in court with the claim about collecting from the people’s Deputy of Ukraine Dmytro Svyatash loan debt, which he does not pay. The business structures controlled by Svyatash, is accused of concealing assets and failure of financial obligations. According to various estimates, the debt Svyatash to banks and other creditors is about 250 000 000 USD. Representatives of the three commercial banks and the Independent banks Association of Ukraine sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov with the complaint of Dmitry Svyatash and request to intervene and to contribute to debt repayment.
Separate requirements to Dmitry Svyatash puts the State tax service of Ukraine. The amount of the claim is approximately 680 000 000 UAH. The outcome of litigation in several cases was the confiscation of personal property recorded in the name of Dmitry Svyatash and his wife Nina Svyatash, which provided the loan collateral. This allowed to compensate the creditors tens of millions of dollars in debt.
There is a perception that getting parliamentary immunity and bribes helped Dmitry Svyatash to avoid serious trouble with the law.
But it is impossible not to take into account the fact that in obtaining a parliamentary mandate Dmitry Svyatash in 2002 left the operational management of the companies. And in 2009 he finally got out of the list of founders. Since that time, he even does not perform Executive functions, focusing on social activities.