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Government of Ukraine
Ukrainian: Уряд України
Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine
Ukrainian: Кабінет Міністрів України
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Overview
State  Ukraine
Leader Prime Minister
Appointed by Ukrainian parliament
(Prime Minister's proposal)
Main organ Cabinet of Ministers
Ministries 17
Responsible to President and Parliament
Headquarters Government Building
Hrushevsky Street, Kiev
Website Official website

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Кабінет Міністрів України) is the highest body of state executive power in Ukraine and serves as the cabinet of government.

In current Cabinet 2008 there are 20 Ministries and 25 seats in the Cabinet. The Cabinet is responsible to the President of Ukraine and is under the control of and accountable to the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament).

It consists of the Prime Minister, the First Vice-Prime Minister, several Vice-Prime Ministers, the Minister of the Cabinet and many other Ministers, who head their assigned Ministries (departments).

The Cabinet is steered by the Prime Minister, chosen from the parliament with the President's formal proposal.

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