November 1st, Moscow met ceremoniously the Cosmonaut-12 Georgi Beregovoi, who has accomplished four day's flight into space on the spaceship "Soyuz-3".
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Background: November 1st, Moscow met ceremoniously the Cosmonaut-12 Georgi Beregovoi, who has accomplished four day's flight into space on the spaceship "Soyuz-3".
The plane, on board of which is Georgi Beregovoi, had landed on the Vnukove airport in the capital.
The family of the Cosmonaut, soviet leaders and numerous muscovites meet the hero.
The Cosmonaut reports about the fulfilment of the task.
Then Georgi Beregovoi, followed by honourary escort, goes to the Kremlin.
Thousands of people gathered in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses at the meeting dedicated to the welcome of the Cosmonaut-12.
At the meeting the Cosmonaut Beregovoi, the First Secretary of the CC of CPSU Leoni Brezhnev, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR Nikolai Podgorny took the floor.
In his speech L.I, Brezhnev declared of the awarding with the title of the Pilot-Cosmonaut and military rank of major-general of Georgi Beregovoi.
N.V. Podgorny presented the Cosmonaut with the Order of Lenin and the God Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union.