The President of Belarus has sent a telegram to the cosmonaut. Alexander Lukashenko expresses his particular appreciation for the fact that at such a crucial moment, as preparation for the launch of a spacecraft, Oleg Novitsky does not forget his roots and will go into space with the Belarusian flag.Our compatriot Oleg Novitsky will head the crew of a new expedition to the International Space Station. Launching of the carrier rocket Soyuz is scheduled for tomorrow. Oleg Novitsky"s team includes astronauts from France and the United States.