The Russian delegation is in Pridnestrovie at the invitation of the Deputy of the Supreme Council, the Head of one of the largest enterprises of the republic Oleg Bayev. The official purpose of the visit is to attend the opening ceremony of the beverage museum for the astronauts on the basis of CJSC Buket Moldavii. The program includes visits to industrial enterprises of Pridnestrovie, and not only the wine industry. The guests expect to learn about the economy of the republic, evaluate its industrial potential and investment proposals. The plans also include visits to cultural and historical sites. Acquaintance with the republic began with the visit to the Executive Office of the PMR President.
Welcoming the Russians, Vadim Krasnoselsky expressed confidence that they would be interested in the visit to Pridnestrovie. The interlocutors spoke about the uniqueness of the republic, its history and modern realities, about relations with Russia, economic development and investment attractiveness of the republic and of course about space exploration. Vadim Krasnoselsky paid attention to the multinationality of the Pridnestrovian people, which is an integral part of the Russian world, spoke about the historical ties with Russia, which formed the basis of the Pridnestrovian ideology.
The Head of the delegation, the State Duma’s Special Representative for Migration and Citizenship Konstantin Zatulin noted that Russians are interested in the fate of compatriots living in Pridnestrovie and the state as a whole. Introducing his colleagues - public and scientific figures, large entrepreneurs, he noted that all of them are directly or indirectly related to astronautics. Among the guests there are astronauts awarded the titles Hero of the Soviet Union and Hero of the Russian Federation - Alexander Ivanchenkov, Musa Manarov, Anatoly Artsebarsky, Sergey Treschev, and Vladimir Tomchuk, who spent more than three decades serving and working at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Oleg Bayev in turn spoke about the merits and achievements of physicians, biologists, and representatives of the Russian business community who arrived in Pridnestrovie. Galina Nechitailo, for example, participated in the creation of the “Senetate” balm, today known worldwide as the “Cosmic”. The recipe was developed for post-flight rehabilitation of astronauts. A native of Tiraspol Sergey Bronnikov represents the Russian Institute of Macromolecular Compounds. Entrepreneur Dmitry Ostrovar is one of those thanks to whom the MiG-15 was restored, on which Yuri Gagarin and Valentina Tereshkova flew. Rudolf Kilman is a German specialist who assisted in making 1.5 thousand hectares of Pridnestrovian vineyards.
The meeting, held in the format of a tea party, lasted about two hours. The participants exchanged souvenirs.