Ihor Fris

Ihor Fris

People's Deputy, notary, hotelier

Ihor Fris was born on September 29, 1973 in Ivano-Frankivsk.

In 1998, he graduated from Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University with a degree in law. Then for 20 years, he worked as a private notary in Ivano-Frankivsk.

During this time, Ihor Fris invested in the hotel business. His family owns three hotels in Ivano-Frankivsk: Krepdeshin and ZimaSnow Ski & Spa in the resort Bukovel and Under the Temple in Ivano-Frankivsk. According to media, Fris is a longtime friend of Oleksandr Shevchenko, Bukovel's managing partner. Ihor Fris was also an aide to Shevchenko during his term as deputy in 2014-2019.

In 2019, in the early elections to the Verkhovna Rada, Ihor Fris was elected a deputy in 84 constituencies in Ivano-Frankivsk region. In the parliament,  he works in the Committee on Legal Policy, heads the subcommittee on the activities of the judiciary, penitentiary and probation.

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Associated with Kolomoisky

Ihor Fris is connected by long-term relations and family business with Oleksandr Shevchenko, Kolomoisky's partner in Bukovel's recreational business. He has access to insider information — he told once how Ihor Kolomoisky and his friends celebrated the New Year in Bukovel.

During the vote on the ‘anti-Kolomoisky law’ #2571-д in the first reading, Ihor Fris was absent. During the second reading, he voted against the law.