Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise
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The Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise (Ukrainian: Орден князя Ярослава Мудрого) is an award of Ukraine. It is awarded for distinguished services to the state and people of the Ukrainian nation. The Order was instituted on August 23, 1995 by the Ukrainian President, Leonid Kuchma.
|Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise|
Star of the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise on a shoulder sash
|Awarded by Ukraine|
|Established||August 23, 1995|
|First awarded||August 23, 1995 (5th Class)|
|Next (higher)||Order of Liberty|
|Next (lower)||Order of Merit|
Ribbon bar of the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise
The Order is awarded in five grades and has a blue ribbon with a yellow stripe on each edge.
Medals, star and ribbonsEdit
|First Class||Second Class||Third Class||Fourth Class||Fifth Class|
- Raúl Castro, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and former President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba
- Atamyrat Niyazov, a Red Army soldier from Soviet Turkmenistan who was the father of the first post-Soviet President of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov
- Heydar Aliyev, the third President of Azerbaijan from October 1993 to October 2003.
- Valdas Adamkus, the President of Lithuania from 1998 to 2003 and from 2004 to 2009.
- Jacques Chirac, President of France from 1995 to 2007.
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