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First Yanukovych Government
9th cabinet of Ukraine (since 1990)
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Date formed 21 November 2002
Date dissolved 5 January 2005
People and organisations
Head of state Leonid Kuchma
Head of government Viktor Yanukovych
Deputy head of government Mykola Azarov
No. of ministers 20
Member party Party of Regions
Social Democratic Party of Ukraine (united)
Labour Ukraine
Status in legislature Majority
Opposition party Our-Ukraine
Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc
Opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko
Yulia Tymoshenko
Legislature term(s) 5 years
Predecessor Kinakh government
Successor First Tymoshenko government
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The first Yanukovych Government was the Ukrainian cabinet of ministers between 21 November 2002 and 5 January 2005, led by Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych. Yanukovych had been elected Prime Minister of Ukraine with 234 votes, only 8 more than needed.[1]

On December 1, 2004 (during the Orange Revolution) the Ukrainian Parliament passed a vote of no-confidence.[2] The government supported NATO membership of Ukraine (2002) and sent Ukrainian troops to Iraq in 2003.[3]