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Vitaliy Boiko is a Ukrainian lawyer, diplomat, and Minister of Justice.

Vitaliy Boiko
Minister of Justice of Ukraine
In office
2 August 1990 – 20 March 1992
Prime MinisterVitold Fokin
Preceded byVolodymyr Zaichuk
Succeeded byVolodymyr Kampo
Central Electoral Commission
In office
1989–1993
Succeeded byIvan Yemets
Ambassador of Ukraine to Moldova
In office
1993–1994
PresidentLeonid Kravchuk
Preceded bynew post
Succeeded byYevhen Levytskyi (provisional)
Chairman of the Supreme Court of Ukraine
In office
21 December 1994 – 24 October 2002
Preceded byHeorhiy Butenko
Succeeded byVasyl Malyarenko
Personal details
Born (1937-09-30) September 30, 1937 (age 81)
Kropyvne, Nizhyn Raion, Ukrainian SSR
NationalityUkrainian
Alma materKharkiv Law Institute
OccupationPolitician, jurist, diplomat

Boiko is from Chernihiv Oblast. He graduated Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University in 1963 and until 1976 worked as a judge in Dnipropetrovsk and then until 1986 as a judge in Donetsk.

In 1986 to 1992 Boiko worked in Ministry of Justice and held ministerial post. Concurrently with that he also headed the Central Electoral Commission. In 1993–1994 Boiko served as an Ambassador of Ukraine to Moldova. In 1994–2002 he was a chairman of the Supreme Court of Ukraine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Head of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine
1989–1993
Succeeded by
Ivan Yemets
Preceded by
Volodymyr Zaichuk
Minister of Justice of Ukraine
1990–1992
Succeeded by
Volodymyr Kampo
Preceded by
post created
Ambassador of Ukraine to Moldova
1993–1994
Succeeded by
Yevhen Levytsky
Preceded by
Heorhiy Butenko
Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Ukraine
1994–2002
Succeeded by
Vasyl Malyarenko