David Arahamia

David Arahamia

Head of the parliamentary faction "Servant of the People"
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Short biography

DavidGeorgievich Arahamiya (aka David Brown) is a People's Deputy of Ukraine, the leader of the faction "Servant of the People" in the Ukrainian Parliament.

Brief biography of David Arahamiya

David Arahamiya was born in Sochi, May 23, 1979. For a long time he lived in Georgia, but in 1992, because of the hostilities between Georgia and Abkhazia, he left with his family to Ukraine, where he settled in Nikolaev.

David Arahamia received his higher education at the European University of Ukraine, where he received a master's degree. After that he also studied at the Open University of London.

In 2014, shortly after the Russian annexation of Crimea and the beginning of hostilities in Donbass, David Arahamiya initiated the volunteer movement "People's Project", the initial goal of which was to raise funds and aid for the soldiers of the 79th separate assault brigade of the AFU, but later "People's Project" grew significantly.

In the same year, Arahamiya joined the staff of the regional state administration of Mykolaiv region as an advisor to its chairman. He was in charge of volunteerism.

A month later, in September, Arahamiya became the Defense Ministry 's commissioner on procurement issues, and another month later he became both an advisor to the Defense Minister and the head of the Volunteer Council under the Defense Ministry.

In November of the same year, Arahamy acted as one of the co-founders of the Association of Volunteers of Ukraine. In addition, he began to supervise the so-called "volunteer troop" in the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

And only in 2015 David Arahamia, who was originally a citizen of Georgia, received Ukrainian citizenship.

In the Ukrainian early parliamentary elections, which took place in 2019, David Arahamia was elected on the lists of the political force "Servant of the People". After the victory of his party, he passed to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, where he headed the corresponding faction.

In the summer of 2019, he was appointed by Volodymyr Zelensky to the position of one of the members of the Supervisory Board at Ukroboronprom.

Arahamia's dual citizenship scandal

In the fall of 2019, David Arahamiya was accused of being a holder of dual citizenship and allegedly holding both a Ukrainian passport and a US passport.

However, no documentary evidence of this was found, and Arahamiya himself categorically denied such versions.

Family of David Arahamiya

David Arahamia is married for the second time. He has four children.

Activity in the network

  • Facebook. David Arahamia's personal page in the social network Facebook is subscribed by more than fifty thousand regular users.

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