About Us

Oleksandr Zheleznyak

Oleksandr Zheleznyak

CCD Translator, News Writer & Site Administrator

[email protected]

(See Curriculum Vitae for more details)

Special education

  • The International Teacher Service, 105-hour English language course (US English), 1994
  • The Kyiv House of Teacher, two-year English language course, 1982

Professional activities (last 20 years)

  • Freelance translator, International Renaissance Foundation (miscellaneous projects), 2017-2021
  • Communications manager, Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital, 2016-2019
  • Information consultant, програма USAID/EEF RADA Program (Responsible Accountable Democratic Assembly), 2014-2016
  • Content manager, Association of Local Governments “The Gediminids’ Way”, 2013-2014
  • Information manager, Ukrainian National Environmental NGO “MAMA-86”, 2013
  • Communications manager, USAID/Chemonics Local Investment and National Competitiveness (LINC) Project, 2009-2012
  • Communications manager / communications specialist / translator/interpreter, USAID/Chemonics Local Economic Development (LED) Project, 2004-2009
  • Translator/interpreter / freelance translator, USAID/PADCO Pension Reform Program in Ukraine & Tariff Reform and Communal Services Enterprises Restructuring (TRCSE) Project, 1999-2004
  • Translator of “Rising Sun” by Michael Crichton, Bogdana Publishing House, 2002-2003


  • Medal “Honor. Glory. State” from the Kyiv Mayor, 2018
  • Medal “For Sacrifice and Love for Ukraine” from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate), 2016