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Valerii Riumin, USSR Cosmonaut. Highly decorated (twice Hero of the Soviet Union).

Background

Riumin, Valerii was born in 1939.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Forestry Institute, 1966.

Career

Joined the Soviet cosmonauts team. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, made 3 long space flights (185 days on Salyut 6- Soyuz, April-October 1980).

Religion

Religion is bad because it makes people base the way they run their lives on a falsehood.

Views

Every person has rights to express his or her opinion, but the opinion could be expressed if it was in accordance with the general interests of Soviet society.