Professor Anatolii Volodymyrovych  Skorokhod is one of the most outstanding  mathematicians of our time, he is one of the world-recognized authorities in the field of probability theory and mathematical statistics. His scientific and teaching activity had a considerable impact upon the development of the whole mathematical culture in Ukraine at the second half of the XX century, and his effect lasts to our days.

A short sketch of life and research of A.V. Skorokhod