VR approved of new government members

17:59, 18 December 2007
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The Deputy PMs are Turchynov, Vasiunik, and Nemyrya

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approved of the staff of the new Cabinet of Ministers with 227 votes.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, particularly, parliament members from the factions of the BYUT and the Our Ukraine – People’s Self Defence took part in the voting by the way of raising hands.

156 parliament members from the BYUT faction and 71 parliament members from the faction of the OU-PSD, including Ivan Plyushch, voted “for” the approving of the staff of the new government. Parliament member Ivan Spodarenko did not vote, as he is in a reanimation department now.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, the VR supported the candidacy of Oleksandr Turchynov for the post of the First Vice Prime Minister; Ivan Vasunik and Grygoriy Nemyrya for the posts of the Vice Prime Ministers of Ukraine.

Ivan Vakarchuk was appointed the Education and Science Minister of Ukraine;

Yosyp Vinskyi - the Transport and Communication Minister of Ukraine;

Vassyl Vovkun - the Culture and Tourism Minister of Ukraine;

Bogdan Danilishyn - the Economics Minister of Ukraine;

Ludmyla Denisova - the Labour and Social Policy Minister of Ukraine;

Vassyl Knyazevych - the Health Minister of Ukraine;

Petro Krupko - the Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;

Vassyl Kuibida - the Building and Regional Development Minister of Ukraine;

Oleksiy Kucherenko - the Housing and Communal Services Minister;

Yuri Lutsenko - the Interior Minister of Ukraine;

Yuri Melnyk - the Agrarian Policy Minister of Ukraine;

Volodymyr Novytskyi -  the Industrial Policy Minister of Ukraine;

Mykola Onyshchuk - the Justice Minister of Ukraine;

Yuri Pavlenko – the Family, Youth and Sport Minister of Ukraine;

Victor Pynzenyk - the Finance Minister of Ukraine;

Victor Poltavets - the Coal Industry Minister of Ukraine;

Yuri Prodan - the Fuel and Energy Minister;

Georgiy Phylypchuk - the Environmental Protection Minister of Ukraine;

Volodymyr Shandra - the Emergency Minister of Ukraine;

Yuri Ekhanurov - the Defence Minister of Ukraine;

Volodymyr Ogryzko - the Foreign Minister of Ukraine.

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