In Russia President Victor Yushchenko visited GULAG Museum situated on the territory of Solovetsky Monastery (Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russian Federation), according to the President`s press-office.

Staying at Bolshoy Solovetsky Island President put flowers near the Monument to GULAG victims and near the statue of the last Koshovyi Otaman of the Zaporozhian Host Petro Kalnyshevsky.

Then President Yushchenko took a tour of the monastery and took part in a liturgy commemorating establishers of it.