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Boris Yeltsin with Valentina Tereshkova. Russian president Boris Yeltsin (1931-2007) decorating Valentina Tereshkova (born 1937) with a state award. Tereshkova was the first woman in space, making her only flight on the Vostok 6 mission of 16-19 June 1963. Photographed in Moscow, Russia, on 19th May 1997.
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