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Georgi Beregovoy and Boris Volynov at a chess game.
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Georgi Beregovoy and Boris Volynov at a chess game.

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Gene Cernan teaches visiting cosmonaut Georgi Beregovoy how to ride a bull.

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Gene Cernan teaches visiting cosmonaut Georgi Beregovoy how to ride a bull.

The Soyuz 12 crew, Oleg Makarov and Vasily Lazarev, with Georgi Beregovoy, chief of the Cosmonaut Training Center and Andriyan Nikolayev, his deputy.
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The Soyuz 12 crew, Oleg Makarov and Vasily Lazarev, with Georgi Beregovoy, chief of the Cosmonaut Training Center and Andriyan Nikolayev, his deputy.

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Cosmonauts learning how to take pictures in space. Gherman Titov was the first to manually take pictures from orbit on his Vostok 2 flight in August 1961.

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Georgi Beregovoy with American astronaut, Frank Borman. Nikolai Kaminin, head of the training center, related an anecdote in his diary about the Bormans’ trip to the Soviet Union in July 1969. While discussing the amended schedule as their plane had been delayed, Borman’s wife was worried about going to Novosibirsk, in Siberia. “Isn’t it cold there?” She had to be reassured that it was actually 32°C (89°F), warmer than Moscow at the time.

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Neil Armstrong visits Star City and meets Valentina Tereshkova and Georgi Beregovoy (1 June 1970)

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Reblogging as those in the NASA fandom on my dash seem sad. Here, laugh at how intense Neil looks trying to put an award on Georgi Beregovoy, who looks slightly apprehensive. 

Cosmonauts by the Kremlin. Front row, l to r: Alexei Yeliseyev, Georgi Beregovoy, Valentina Tereshkova, Vladimir Shatalov, Vladislav Volkov, Boris Yegorov, Georgi Shonin. Back row: Gherman Titov, Valery Bykovsky, Pavel Belyayev, Pavel Popovich, Konstantin Feoktistov, Alexei Leonov, head of the Training Centre Nikolai Kamanin, Viktor Gorbatko, Valery Kubasov, Andriyan Nikolayev, Yevgeni Khrunov, Anatoli Filipchenko (1969)


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Cosmonauts by the Kremlin. Front row, l to r: Alexei Yeliseyev, Georgi Beregovoy, Valentina Tereshkova, Vladimir Shatalov, Vladislav Volkov, Boris Yegorov, Georgi Shonin. Back row: Gherman Titov, Valery Bykovsky, Pavel Belyayev, Pavel Popovich, Konstantin Feoktistov, Alexei Leonov, head of the Training Centre Nikolai Kamanin, Viktor Gorbatko, Valery Kubasov, Andriyan Nikolayev, Yevgeni Khrunov, Anatoli Filipchenko (1969)

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Neil Armstrong visits Star City and meets Valentina Tereshkova and Georgi Beregovoy (1 June 1970)

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Chronicling the adventures of Soviet and Russian cosmonauts

(and unmanned programs too!)