Stasiuk, Mykola [Стасюк, Микола; Stasjuk], b 4 May 1885 in Katerynoslav gubernia, d ? Political and co-operative leader. After studying at the Saint Petersburg Mining Institute (1903–5) he organized peasant associations and propagated populist socialism in Katerynoslav gubernia. He was active in the co-operative movement in Katerynoslav and Kyiv. In 1917 he became a member of the Central Rada and the Little Rada, vice-president of the Peasant Association, and general secretary of food supplies in Volodymyr Vynnychenko’s first cabinet. In 1919 he was put in charge of supplies for the Army of the Ukrainian National Republic. In 1931 he was arrested by the NKVD and disappeared. His articles on Ukraine’s economy appeared in Zapysky Ukraïns’koho naukovoho tovarystva v Kyievi and Literaturno-naukovyi vistnyk.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]