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Dmitry Medvedev with Valentina Tereshkova. Russian president Dmitry Medvedev (born 1965) presenting the Friendship Order to Valentina Tereshkova (born 1937) at the State Award ceremony. Tereshkova was the first woman in space, making her only flight on the Vostok 6 mission of 16-19 June 1963. Photographed in the Catherine Hall of the Kremlin, Moscow, Russia, on 12th April 2011.
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