Hanna Onyschenko

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Hanna Onyschenko
Ганна Онищенко
Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers
In office
2 December 2014[1] – 14 April 2016[2]
Prime MinisterArseniy Yatsenyuk
Preceded byKostyantyn Lyubchenko
Succeeded byOleksandr Saenko
Personal details
Ганна Володимирівна Онищенко

(1984-10-15) 15 October 1984 (age 34)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR

Hanna Onyschenko (Ukrainian: Ганна Володимирівна Онищенко, born 15 October 1984 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian politician and lawyer[3] and a former Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers. [1]

Early life and education[edit]

Hanna Onyschenko was born on 15 October 1984 in Kiev.[3] In 2007, she graduated from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, having specialized in law.[3] She received a Master of Laws degree in 2011.[3]


Onyschenko started her career as a lawyer in 2004.[3] In August 2013, she served as the lawyer of Arseniy Yatsenyuk in a court case in which Yatsenyuk was ordered to retract his allegations that the 18 May 2013 riots at a Rise up, Ukraine! rally were provocations ordered by National Security Council Secretary Andriy Klyuyev.[3]

In the first Yatsenyuk Government (appointed in late February 2014), Onyschenko served as the Deputy Minister of Justice and also chaired the State Registration Service.[3] Ranked 58th on the electoral list of People's Front, she was elected into parliament in the October 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election.[4][5] On 2 December 2014 she was appointed Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers in the second Yatsenyuk Government.[1] She did not retain this post in the Groysman Government that was installed in 14 April 2016.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Rada supports coalition-proposed government lineup". Interfax-Ukraine. 2 December 2014.
    "Rada approves new Cabinet with three foreigners". Kyiv Post. 2 December 2014.
    "Rada elected a new Cabinet". Ukrayinska Pravda (in Ukrainian). 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b New Cabinet formed in Ukraine, UNIAN (14 April 2016)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Aparatnytsya Yatsenyuk: Cabinet Minister Hanna Onyschenko". Korrespondent.net (in Ukrainian). 3 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Poroshenko Bloc to have greatest number of seats in parliament". Ukrinform. 8 November 2014.
    "People's Front 0.33% ahead of Poroshenko Bloc with all ballots counted in Ukraine elections - CEC". Interfax-Ukraine. 8 November 2014.
    "Poroshenko Bloc to get 132 seats in parliament - CEC". Interfax-Ukraine. 8 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Electoral list of People's Front". Ukrayinska Pravda. 20 September 2014.