Viktor Shvets was born on June 6, 1954. Education - higher education. At present he is a third-class State Minister of Justice. In 2005 he was appointed Head of the Head of the Head Department of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (at that time Svyatoslav Piskun was in charge of the Prosecutor General's Office). In 2006, he started his political career - he was elected to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine as a member of the Yuliya Tymoshenko Bloc (#31). In 2007 he was a member of the group for preparation of early parliamentary elections. During the 2007 elections he received a parliamentary mandate from the list of the Tymoshenko Bloc. Now he is the head of the parliamentary committee for legal support of law enforcement.
Viktor Shvets is not unique in communicating with mass media, but he does not declare any personal ambitions. The personal life of the MP is under the cover of mystery. It is known that Shvets has a daughter (born in 1980), who followed in her father's footsteps and works as a lawyer. He is not mentioned in any political scandals.