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the Chinese cosmonaut considers itself as Gagarin`s follower

the First Chinese cosmonaut Jan Livej considers itself as Yury Gagarin`s follower and yours faithfully concerns the Russian cosmonauts.

he has declared it in conversation with journalists in embassy of Russia in China where the solemn reception devoted 43 - letiju flight in Yury Gagarin`s space has taken place.

the ambassador of Russia in China Igor Rogatchyov has told that cooperation of two countries in space area has begun in 1949, soon after education of the Peoples Republic of China. Hundreds Chinese students were trained during this period in the Soviet high schools, specialising on space researches. Many of them, for example academician Van Junchzhi, have brought solving contribution to development of the Chinese astronautics, the ambassador has told.

2DAY experts of two countries support active contacts in sphere of space researches, successfully operates Russian - the Chinese subcommittee on cooperation in the field of space, Rogatchyov has noted.

To Participants of reception among whom - the general designer of the Chinese piloted space program of Van Junchzhi and experts in the field of rocket production and space researches, have been shown a film " the Son of the Earth " ABT Yury Gagarin`s flight in space.

Besides, visitors have familiarised with photo-exhibition ABT Gagarin which basis was made by photos " News ".