A former secretary of the Kyiv city council, Oleksiy Reznikov, has become Ukraine's representative at the political subgroup of the trilateral contact group on a Donbas settlement, according to the president's decree.
The post has been vacant since August 2019 when Roman Bezsmertnyy was expelled from the subgroup.
Reznikov is a fomer ally of Kyiv mayor Vitaliy Klitschko. He was the secretary of the Kyiv city council in 2014-2015 and a deputy head of the Kyiv city state administration in 2016-2018.
Before going into politics, Reznikov was a well-known, reputable lawyer.