MOSCOW, 6 Mar – RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union Valentina Tereshkova on her birthday, noting that her life and professional path deserves deep respect, the telegram was published on the Kremlin website. “Dear Valentina Vladimirovna, I cordially congratulate you on your birthday. , the professional path deserves deep respect. You were the first woman to conquer the Cosmos, inscribed heroic, unforgettable pages in the history of our country, “Putin said.
He also noted that for many years Tereshkova's knowledge, her experience and sincere desire to be involved in the fate of Russia are fully in demand in public and legislative activities. “I wish you health and all the best. And, of course, I sincerely congratulate you on the International Women's in the afternoon, “the president concluded.