President of the Russian Federation Dmitriy Medvedev decorated former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma with an order “For Merits for Homeland” of the 1st degree.

L. Kuchma’s “Ukraine” Fund reports that the second President of Ukraine arrived in Moscow today for awarding ceremony.

The awarding ceremony is about to be held in the Kremlin tomorrow.

In accordance with a Decree of the President of the RF L. Kuchma is decorated Kuchma with an order “for big personal contribution into strengthening of friendship and cooperation between peoples of Russia and Ukraine”.