The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin arrived on a working visit to Milan, where he will participate in the opening ceremony of the national day of Russia at EXPO 2015, will hold dialogues with the Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi.
on the same day the President of Russia will visit Rome, where he will meet with President of Italy Sergio Mattarella.
in addition, Putin in his residence in the Vatican will take Pope Francis.
The parties will exchange views on current world problems.
According to the assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Yuri Ushakov, one of the main topics of the talks will be the situation in Ukraine.
similarly in Rome will take place the meeting of Putin with his long-time friend of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.