Olha Vasylevska-Smagliuk

Olha Vasylevska-Smagliuk

Former Journalist, People’s Deputy

She was born on June 23, 1985.

The People’s Deputy. A member of the Committee on Finance, Taxation and Customs Policy. Chair of the Sub-committee on the Functioning of Payment and Information Systems and Prevention of Legalization (Laundering) of Proceeds of Crime.

Prior to her election to the Verkhovna Rada, she worked as a special correspondent and investigative journalist for the 1+1 channel.

She was elected for election district #96, the northern part of the Kyiv region. Member of the Servant of the People political party parliament faction. 

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Associated with Kolomoisky

She worked for the 1+1 channel in ownership of Ihor Kolomoisky’s media group. At the end of 2019, in her lawmaking activity, she was noted for lobbying Ukrtatnafta’s interests, trying to equalize excise taxes on gasoline and on liquefied gas. The major producers of gasoline in the country are Kolomisky’s enterprises. After Vasylevska-Smagliuk failed, Uktatnafta publicly demanded the leveling of excise duties.