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    PRESS-CONFERENCE
    A press-conference devoted to the successful flight of Valeri Bykovski and Valentina Tereshkova was held at the Moscow University.

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    Background: PRESS-CONFERENCE
    A press-conference devoted to the successful flight of Valeri Bykovski and Valentina Tereshkova was held at the Moscow University.

    Academician Keldysh, president of the USSR Academy of sciences, handed to the space heroes Tsiolkovsky Gold Medals - the Academy award for outstanding services in the field of interplanetary communications.

    Valery Bykovski is speaking.

    The cosmonauts were asked many questions.Valentina Tereshkova is giving her answers.

    The press-conference has demonstrated a keen interest in the new exploit of soviet people.

    WORLD WOMEN'S CONGRESS
    Peace is a short word,
    But there is much light in it,
    Much hope, strength.

    Peace has brought to us all these delegates of the Planet,
    Representative of villages, cities and states.

    Numerous women - envoys of all the continents have gathered in the Kremlin palace of Moscow.About two thousand delegates from 119 countries took part in the World Congress.

    The Congress was opened by Nina Popova, vice-president of the International federation of democratic women.

    In her speech she stressed the great part played by women in the struggle for peace, for general and complete disarmament.

    The other speakers - Eugenie Cotton, president of the IFDW, Anna Matera from Italy, Fuki Kusida from Japan, Aua Keita from the Mali Republic - spoke about woman's social and family rights, about peace, disarmament, friendship among nations, about the struggle for national independence.

    Khrushchev's message of greetings was read out to the participants of the congress.The soviet Premier warmly greeted the delegates of the World women's Congress and wished them great success in the noble work for peace and friendship among all nations.

    The World Congress of Woman is an important event in the life of the people of good will, fighting for happiness and prosperity of the Globe.

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    VLVAFWCCVJ7C2G2E2Z4Y4UL0JD4Y
    Media URN:
    VLVAFWCCVJ7C2G2E2Z4Y4UL0JD4Y
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    Reuters - Source to be Verified
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    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1963
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    Unknown
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    MXF
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    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:09:00
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