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Viktor Martynovich Chirkin Status: Inactive. Trained as: Cosmonaut. Profession: Pilot. Sex: Male. Birth Date: 13 July 1944. Birth City: Barnaul. Birth State: Altai. Birth Country: Russia. Nationality: Russian. Affiliation: Soviet Air Force. Group: 1979 Buran Group. Detachment: GKNII-B- 1. Date Selected: 15 January 1979. Date Departed: 01 January 1981.
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