Pustovoitenko government

The Pustovoitenko Government was created after the Ukrainian parliament had ousted the previous Cabinet of Pavlo Lazarenko on April 26, 2001.

On July 16, 1997, 226 deputies voted for the appointment of Valeriy Pustovoitenko, chairman of the People's Democratic Party, as Prime Minister of Ukraine. His new government was Ukraine's eighth since Ukraine gained its independence in August 1991.

On November 30, 1999 the Cabinet resign due to reelection of President Kuchma in 1999.


Office Name minister Party
Prime Minister Valeriy Pustovoitenko
First Vice Prime Minister Anatoliy Holubchenko
Volodymyr Kuratchenko
Anatoliy Kinakh
Vice Prime Minister (on issues of Economy) Anatoliy Kinakh
Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Labor and Social Policy Mykola Biloblotsky
Vice Prime Minister Volodymyr Semynozhenko
Vice Prime Minister Valeriy Smoliy
Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Agro-Industrial Complex Mykhailo Hladiy
Minister of Coal [Mining] Industry Stanislav Yanko
Serhiy Tulub
Minister of Rural Business and Provision Yuriy Karasyk
Borys Supikhanov
Minister of Economics Viktor Suslov
Vasyl Rohovyi
Minister of Finance Ihor Mitiukov
Minister of Defense Oleksandr Kuzmuk
Minister of Internal Affairs Yuriy Kravchenko
Minister of Industrial Policy Vasyl Hureyev
Minister of Healthcare Andriy Serdyuk
Raisa Bogatyreva
Minister of Culture and Arts Dmytro Ostapenko
Yuriy Bohutsky
Minister of Education Mykhailo Zghurovskyi
Valentyn Zaychuk
Minister of Power Generation Oleksiy Sheberstov
Ivan Plachkov
Minister of Cabinet of Ministers Anatoliy Tolstoukhov
Minister of Foreign Affairs Hennadiy Udovenko
Borys Tarasyuk
Minister of Emergencies and Population Protection from consequences of Chornobyl Catastrophe Valeriy Kalchenko
Vasyl Durdynets
Minister on issues of Sciences and Technologies Volodymyr Semynozhenko
Stanislav Dovhyi
Minister of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade Serhiy Osyka
Andrii Goncharuk
Minister of Natural Environment and Nuclear Safety Yuriy Kostenko
Vasyl Shevchuk
Minister of Transportation Valeriy Cherep
Ivan Dankevych
Leonid Kostyuchenko
Minister of Justice Suzanna Stanik
Minister on issues of Family and Youth Valentyna Dovzhenko
Minister of Information Zinoviy Kulyk
Minister of Labor and Social Policy Ivan Sakhan


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