Putin to visit Ukraine on July 27-28 – press service of Kremlin
President of Russia Vladimir Putin will visit Ukraine on a working visit dedicated to anniversary celebrations within a framework of a scale program of celebration of the 1025th anniversary of Christianization of Kievan Rus'.
The press service of the Kremlin disclosed that on July 27 V. Putin will join a festive church service on St. Volodymyr's Hill in Kyiv and will visit Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, where he will present awards of the Russian Federation to hierarchs of Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate for great contribution in development of friendly relations between peoples and strengthening of spiritual traditions.
Within a framework of the visit the negotiations of V. Putin and President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych will take place. During the negotiations they will discuss main topics of the bilateral cooperation, primarily in trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian areas, and they will also exchange opinions concerning urgent issues of integration interaction at Eurasian space, it is noted in the report.
On July 28 the President of Russia and the President of Ukraine will arrive in Sevastopol for participation in celebrations dedicated to Navy Day.