Hanna Onyschenko (Ukrainian: Ганна Володимирівна Онищенко, born 15 October 1984 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian politician and lawyer and a former Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Early life and education
Hanna Onyschenko was born on 15 October 1984 in Kiev. In 2007, she graduated from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, having specialized in law. She received a Master of Laws degree in 2011.
Onyschenko started her career as a lawyer in 2004. 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.
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. Ranked 58th on the electoral list of People's Front, she was elected into parliament in the October 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election. On 2 December 2014 she was appointed Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers in the second Yatsenyuk Government. She did not retain this post in the Groysman Government that was installed in 14 April 2016.