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Victor Baturin

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Languages: Russian, English, French, German
Geography: Russia & CIS countries
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Yuri Baturin is a Russian cosmonaut and former politician.

Baturin graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1973, and is the former head of National Security; he is also an author in constitutional law. Baturin was also a cosmonaut who flew on two missions.

His first spaceflight, sometimes called Mir EP-4,[3] was launched with the spacecraft Soyuz TM-28 13 August 1998, and landed with Soyuz TM-27.

He was a Research Cosmonaut for this mission, which lasted for 11 days 19 hours 39 minutes.

His second spaceflight was ISS EP-1, which was launched with the spacecraft Soyuz TM-32 on April 28, 2001, and landed with Soyuz TM-31.

This mission was notable as carrying to first paying space tourist Dennis Tito. For this mission he was designated a Flight Engineer; the mission lasted for 7 days 22 hours and 4 minutes.