SOVIET COSMONAUTS SUGGEST SETTING MONUMENT TO MARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF GAGARIN'S FLIGHT INTO SPACE

PanARMENIAN.Net
May 19, 2010 - 21:30 AMT 16:30 GMT

RA NA speaker Hovik Abrahamyan met with USSR heroes, cosmonauts
Aleksey Leonov, Victor Gorbatko and Vladimir Lyakhov May 19.

Aleksey Leonov, Victor Gorbatko and Vladimir Lyakhov were awarded
with honorary resident titles.

The guests participated in Abovyan's cosmonauts' square opening
ceremony.

Following the ceremony cosmonauts suggested setting monument in
newly-opened square to mark 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight
into space, parliamentary press service reported.