Date of Birth 10 January 1934, Mr.. The village of Great Zhitin Rivne region Rivne region of Ukraine. Graduated in 1958. Taras Shevchenko Kiev State University. In 1970. graduated from the Academy of Social Sciences under the CPSU Central Committee.
President of the International Foundation for the Arts.
Chairman of Organizing Committee of All-Ukrainian Association "Understanding" ( "Porozuminnya).
Chairman of All-Ukrainian brotherhood "Tarasovs springs".
Chapter Board of Trustees of football club "Dynamo" (Kiev).
1958-1960,. - Teacher Chernivtsi financial college.
1958. - August 1991. member of the CPSU.
Since 1960, Mr.. party work: consultant, lecturer, Department Head of the Chernivtsi Regional Committee of Communist Party of Ukraine.
Since 1970, Mr.. - In the apparatus of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU): Head of the sector, then the inspector, assistant secretary of the Central Committee, first deputy head of the department.
Since 1980. - Head of the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of Communist Party of Ukraine.
1984 - 1989 he. Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR 10 Convocation.
Since October 1988. - Head of the ideological department of the Central Committee of Communist Party of Ukraine.
1989 - 1991 he. Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR 11 Convocation.
Since October 1989. July 1990. elected secretary of the Central Committee of Communist Party of Ukraine on ideology, candidate member of Politburo of the Central Committee Communist Party of Ukraine.
In June-September 1990 - the second secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine.
Since July 1990. - Alternate Member of the Politburo of the Central Committee Communist Party of Ukraine. At the XXVIII Congress of the CPSU Central Committee elected.
Since 1990. - Deputy of the USSR. Member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
Since July 1990. December 1991. - Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
December 1, 1991, Mr.. elected President of Ukraine.
December 7-8, 1991. - Participated in a meeting in the Bialowieza Forest (Viskuly) with Russia's President Boris Yeltsin and the Supreme Council of Belarus Stanislav Shushkevich, where it was decided to dissolve the Soviet Union and the creation of the CIS. As head of Ukraine's signature to the Belovezhskoye Treaty.
From February to October 1992. - Chairman of the State Duma of Ukraine.
In September 1993, Mr.. assumed the duties of Prime Minister of Ukraine.
In June 1994,. - Lost the presidential election, Leonid
September 25, 1994, Mr.. elected people's deputy of Ukraine. Dossier on Kravchuk LM