Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Valeri Yuriyevich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  26.12.1953
Birthplace:  Moscow / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  11.05.1990
Selection group:  KKSZh
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 07.02.1992
Date of death:  26.11.2014
Place of death:  ?

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Additional information

Graduated from faculty of biology of State University in Gorkij (now: Nishni Novgorod), 1976; graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in journalism, 1982; journalist at "Literaturnaya Gazeta"; was selected as cosmonaut by GMVK on 11.05.1990; OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 01.10.1990 - 31.01.1992.

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