In 1982 in the Kreschaty Park a sculptural composition was installed in honor of unification of Ukraine with Russia. The sculpture consists of a giant metal arch and two sculptural groups. The exact date of the opening at this moment is not specified.
The central object in the composition is a monument of Friendship of Peoples, which is depicted in the form of Ukrainians and Russians, who hold in their hands ribbon with medal "Friendship of People".
Near stands sculpture on the motives of the Pereiaslav Rada (Council). In the center of sculpture are Bohdan Khmelnytsky and Vasily Buturlin, a Russian Ambassador. Pereyaslav Rada - meeting of representatives of Zaporizhzhya Cossacks led by Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky, held in January 1654 in Pereiaslav, which was taken the decision to unite the territory of Zaporizhia Army with the Russian Tsardom, enshrined in the oath of allegiance to Russian czar.
Sculptural groups connected by the arch, which according to the intention of its creators was to symbolize the unity of two nations. In the sections of the arch is built-in multi-colored illumination, the arch in the evenings looks like a real rainbow.
There is an observation place behind the monument which offers magnificent views of Podil, Poshtova square, Trukhanov island, the Dnieper and left-Bank Kyiv.