The 10th session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the 6th convocation has opened.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, members of the Cabinet of Ministers headed by Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych, representatives of the judicial branch of power, in particular, the Constitutional Court, Supreme Economic Court, Supreme Justice Council, ombudsman on human rights of the VRU Nina Karpachova, chairman of the NBU Serhiy Arbuzov and representatives of the diplomatic corps are present at the opening ceremony of the session.

Before the solemn opening ceremony of the session representatives of the BYUT-Batkivshchyna faction  spread out the banners with the image of leader of the BYUT-Batkivshchyna faction Yulia Tymoshenko.

After the start of the plenary sitting Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Lytvyn said lawmakers that the President of Ukraine arrived in the Verkhovna Rada. The majority met this announcement with applause and lawmakers of the opposition chanted: “Shame!”.