Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the 1st convocation


July 3, 2022

The Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR of the XII convocation was elected in the parliamentary elections on March 30, 1990. Term of office - 5 years (dissolved ahead of schedule). Start of work: May 15, 1990 - the first meeting May 11, 1990 - the adoption of the oath by the deputies of the Supreme Council of the Ukrainian SSR of the XII convocation. End of work: April 22, 1994. May 11, 1994 - the adoption of the oath by the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the II convocation.

Chairmen of the Rada

Vladimir Ivashko (1990, resigned due to his election to the Politburo of the Central Committee of the CPSU). Leonid Kravchuk (1990-1991, left the post in connection with the election of the President of Ukraine). Ivan Plusch (1991-1994).

Deputy blocs

Group 239 - "For a sovereign Soviet Ukraine", 239 people's deputies, chairman - Oleksandr Moroz Narodna Rada (established in May 1990), 125 people's deputies, chairman - Igor Yukhnovsky Democratic platform of the Communist Party of Ukraine (established on June 13, 1990), 41 people's deputies, chairman - Vladimir FilenkoParliamentary group "People's Rada" was formed in May 1990 at the first session of the Supreme Council of Ukraine of the new convocation. The group consisted of representatives of several deputy associations (in particular, people's deputies from the groups of the Democratic Party of Ukraine, the Party of Democratic Revival of Ukraine, the Green Party of Ukraine, the People's Movement of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Peasant Democratic Party, etc.), and as of October 1990 consisted 125 people's deputies. The chairman of the group is Igor Yukhnovsky, chairman of the Lviv regional organization of the People's Movement of Ukraine. Deputy Chairman of the group - Levko Lukyanenko. Supervised 6 commissions of the Verkhovna Rada out of 23: on foreign affairs, on legislation, on new forms of management, on culture, on Chernobyl, on human rights. She went into the official parliamentary opposition in June 1990 after the chairman of the Supreme Council, Vladimir Ivashko, rejected the candidacy of the chairman of the People's Republic, Igor Yukhnovsky, for the post of deputy chairman of the Verkhovna Rada. It had a serious impact on the work of the Verkhovna Rada, but the group clearly lacked the strength to promote its candidates to the Government of Ukraine.

Deputy groups and fractions

General information about factions and deputy groups of the Supreme Council of Ukraine for 1990 is presented.