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(1968-04-12) April 12, 1968 (age 48)
Belarusian Liberal Party of Freedom and Progress (PFP)
Vladimir Novosiad is a Belarusian politician of liberal orientation, the leader of Belarusian Liberal Party of Freedom and Progress. He was born on April 12, 1968 in Kiev (Ukraine). Variants of his name include the following: Vladimir Novosyad, Uladzimir Navasiad, Uladzimir Navasyad, (Belarusian: Навасяд Уладзiмiр Уладзiмiравіч, Russian: Новося́д Владимир Владимирович). Married and has two daughters.
At the end of the 80s, while being a student of the Mogilev State Pedagogical University, Vladimir Novosiad created a non-governmental organization “Student’s Union“ that became an alternative to Komsomol organization of the university. The organization strived for development of student’s self-administration. He was also an initiator of creation of the Republican Student’s Union – an organization, the goal of which was to take an organized action against the monopoly of Comsomol organization and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in educational institutions of the country.
In 1990 Vladimir Novosiad won Mogilev City Council elections and became City Council member for the period from 1990 to 1996. He initiated establishment of Youth Department in the Mogilev City Administration (first one in Belarus). From 1993 to 1995 he was in charge of this department. After the establishment of the “vertical administration” initiated by A.Lukashenko in 1995, he left the office by his own will.
In 1995 Vladimir Novosiad won the elections to the Belarusian parliament (the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Belarus) and assumed the post of the Deputy Chairman of the State Construction and Self-Government Commission. In 1995 he became a co-founder of the parliamentary fracti