Today the plenary session of the Supreme Court of Ukraine appointed Vassyl Onopenko as the chairman of this state institution.

      According to the SCU press-office, 58 judges out of 86, present at the session, voted for him.

      V.Onopenko is the chairman of the Ukrainian Social-Democratic Party, lawmaker of the third, fourth, and fifth convocations, member of the Supreme Council of Justice, honored lawyer of Ukraine, author of more than 80 scientific works.