Putin to travel to Kiev, take part in celebration of 1025th anniversary of Kievan Rus Christianization
On July 27, Putin will join a celebratory prayer service on Vladimir Hill in Kiev and will visit the Kiev Pechera Monastery, where he will present Russian state decorations to hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Moscow Patriarchate for their contribution to the development of friendly relations between the two nations and strengthening of spiritual traditions, it said.
During the visit, Putin will hold negotiations with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, at which they two plan to discuss "key subjects of bilateral cooperation, primarily that in the trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian fields, and exchange opinions on relevant issues of integration cooperation on the Eurasian territory," the statement says.
On July 28, the Ukrainian and Russian presidents will travel to Sevastopol to take part in Navy Day celebrations.
Voice of Russia, Interfax