Cosmonaut Fyodor…

Cosmonaut Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin, 43, meets President Costis Stephanopoulos in Athens yesterday. Yurchikhin, who is of ethnic Greek parentage and arrived in Thessaloniki in late December to see his parents, gave the president a Greek flag he took with him into space during the October 2002 Atlantis mission.

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