Yekhanurov government

Yekhanurov Government
11th cabinet of Ukraine (since 1990)
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Date formed September 22, 2005
Date dissolved January 10, 2006
People and organisations
Head of state Viktor Yushchenko
Head of government Yuriy Yekhanurov
Deputy head of government Stanislav Stashevsky
No. of ministers 23
Member party NUNS
Socialist Party of Ukraine
Opposition party Communist Party of Ukraine
Opposition leader Petro Symonenko
Legislature term(s) 5 years
Predecessor First Tymoshenko government
Successor Second Yanukovych government

The first Yekhanurov Government was appointed after the first Tymoshenko Government was sacked amid resignations and corruption claims.[1] Twelve days later the Ukrainian Parliament rejecting Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko choice of Yuri Yekhanurov for Prime Minister. Yekhanurov was three votes short of the 226 needed for approval with three out of 52 deputies from the Regions faction voting for Yekhanurov.[2] On September 22, 2005 the Ukrainian parliament did approved Yekhanurov appointment with 289 votes. This time all the Parliamentarians of the Party of Regions faction of losing presidential candidate (in 2004) Viktor Yanukovych backed the appointment.[3] This shortly after a "Memorandum Of Understanding Between The Authorities And The Opposition" was signed by Yekhanurov, Yushchenko and Yanukovych.[4][5][6]

Yekhanurov government lost a vote of no confidence on January 10, 2006[7] but stayed in power until the parliamentary election two months later.


Party key Our Ukraine
Socialist Party of Ukraine
Office Name minister Party
Prime Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov
First Vice Prime Minister Stanislav Stashevsky
Vice Prime Minister Viacheslav Kyrylenko
Vice Prime Minister Yuriy Melnyk
Minister of Education and Science Stanislav Nikolaenko
Minister of Transport and Communications Viktor Bondar
Minister of Culture and Tourism Ihor Likhovy
Minister of Economics Arseniy Yatseniuk
Minister of Labor and Social Policy Ivan Sakhan
Minister of Defense Anatoliy Hrytsenko
Minister of Health Care Yuriy Polyachenko
Minister of Industrial Policy Volodymyr Shandra
Minister of Internal Affairs Yuriy Lutsenko
Minister of Agrarian Policy Oleksandr Baranivsky
Minister of Justice Serhiy Holovatyi
Minister of Foreign Affairs Borys Tarasyuk
Minister of Family, Youth and Sport Yuriy Pavlenko
Minister of Finance Viktor Pynzenyk
Minister of Fuel and Energy Ivan Plachkov
Minister of Environmental Protection Pavlo Ihnatenko
Minister of Emergencies Viktor Baloha
Minister of Construction, Architecture and Residential-Communal Farming Pavlo Kachur
Minister of Coal Industry Viktor Topolov


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