President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych by his decree decorated lawmaker Volodymyr Malyshev (the Party of Regions faction) with Order of Merit of the 2nd degree for “considerable personal contribution into state building, active participation in a lawmaking process and fruitful public-political activity of many years”.

The text of the decree is posted at the official web site of the head of the state.

UNIAN’s note. V. Malyshev celebrates his 60th birthday today, on July 26.