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11 April 2024, 12:14

Lukashenko presents high awards to participants and organizers of space flight

MINSK, 11 April (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko presented high awards to the participants and organizers of the space flight of the first Belarusian cosmonaut in the country's sovereign history. The solemn ceremony took place at the Palace of Independence on 11 April, BelTA has learned. 
  
The Hero of Belarus title was awarded to Marina Vasilevskaya. The head of state presented her with a medal.





The Order of Honor was awarded to Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov.

The head of state presented the Medal for Labor Merits to Director General of Belavia Airline Igor Cherginets and the president’s letters of commendation to cosmonaut Anastasia Lenkova and Deputy Head of the Aerospace Activities Department of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) Ivan Bucha.




Aleksandr Lukashenko also presented the president’s letters of commendation to the parents of Marina Vasilevskaya and Anastasia Lenkova.


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