Who is Maxim Golosnoy?

Maxim GolosnoyWho is Maxim Golosnoy?

Date of birth: October 4, 1981 Education – architect.

Chairman of the Elizavetovka village council, Petrikovsky district (Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine). Author of the famous poster about “Grandma and the cat”. Public figure.

Maxim Golosnoy was born 04 October 1981, in Dneprodzerzhinsk of the Dnepropetrovsk area in an average family. He is a citizen of Ukraine.

Granny and the catGaxim graduated from the Pridneprovskaya State Academy of Construction and Architecture in 2004. His specialty is “Architecture of buildings and structures.” He also received the qualification of an architect.

He began his career in 2002. From July 2004 to November 2010 worked as an architect in “ArchProject” company.

Maxim Golosnoy was elected as a Chairman of the Elizavetovka Village Council of the Petrikov district, Dnipropetrovsk region in November 2010. He held his post until September 22, 2011. In connection with very active public activities, he was illegally dismissed from his post as chairman of the Elizavetovka Village Council because of the overwhelming majority of deputies. But on the other hand he was supported by the majority of the residents of the Elizavetovka village. They independently collected signatures in support of Golosnoy after he was removed from office. In 2012-2013 Maxim took part in the counteractions to the anti-popular medical and land reform, which at that time was introduced at the initiative of Governor Vilkul.

He is still continued an active struggle for justice and the rights of an ordinary people.

Public activities: anti-corruption in law-enforcement and judicial bodies and bodies of local self-government, the fight against violations of environmental and land legislation. Blogger and human rights defender.

On the 25th of October in 2015, he was re-elected as a chairman of the Elizavetovka village council by an overwhelming majority of voters and holds this position now.

Public administration activity: local self-government reforms, energy security, fighting gas monopolies and violations in the area of gas supply, restoration of constitutional rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens.

As a Chairman he has facilitated to legalization of the crypto currencies within the terrytory of his village and the very first time in Ukraine: in 2018 Elizavetovka become the first site in Ukraine where the residents have become owners of digital currency. Local deputies decided to allow the chairman of the council, Maxim Golosnoy, “to carry out operations with cryptocurrency in the interests of the territorial community without attracting budgetary funds,”. Golosnoy has “figured out how to replenish the local budget with the help of cryptocurrency,” Akcent Media elaborated.

Nonpartisan. Marital Status: Married. Has a daughter, who was born in 2011.