Date of birth: 31 January 1983
Place of birth: Bogodukhov
Marital status: Married. A son
Education: Graduated from the Kharkov military University.
Military and political activities
He served in the armed forces of Ukraine, where he transferred to the reserve due to downsizing. Holds the rank of captain.
Worked at the State Agency for land resources of Ukraine
In April 2014 the head of the Lugansk regional headquarters of the “Rukh oporu”, a non-political movement created to defend Ukraine at the initiative of Yulia Tymoshenko.
In the summer of 2014. the head of a battalion of patrol service of militia of special purpose “Lugansk-1” took part in the antiterrorist operation in the Donbas, in the battalion “Lugansk-1” participated in the liberation of Lysychansk, Rubizhne and Severodonetsk, and takhee in the battles of the suburbs of Lugansk.
From November 2014 the people’s Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of the VIII convocation. Is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on social policy agriculture, rural development, science and education
In September 2015 Artem Vitko came out of RPL, but at the moment officially remains in the faction of the Radical Party.
In the Declaration for 2013 indicated a personal income of $ 42 500 UAH. For 2014, the income was 96 719 USD.
People’s Deputy of Ukraine from Radical party of Oleg Lyashko Artem Vitko performed in the direct air of TV channel 112 Ukraine in a state of intoxication, according to the authors, who shot live on video. The footage shows how the MP started very loudly Express their opinion, not reacting to the words of the leader and interrupting the other guest of the program. He was actively gesturing and struggled to find words.
At the end of January 2015 together with fellow party Dmitry Linko before the opening of the winter session of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe attacked the member of the Russian delegation and Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov and his Deputy Ivan Melnikov, which caused a number of aftershocks, and eventually doused Ukrainian symbolic “blood”. The action was done in support of the Ukrainian military and the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Hope Savchenko, who is imprisoned in Russia.
During the existence of the 8th session of the Verkhovna Rada was held on 5705 votes. Of them specified by the Deputy missed 2042 (36%). Including 789 – because I was absent at the meeting, and 1253 – the meeting, but the vote was ignored.