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Anatoly Berezovoy
Nationality Soviet
Born (1942-03-11)11 March 1942
Died 20 September 2014(2014-09-20) (aged 72)
Moscow, Russia
Other occupation Pilot
Rank Colonel, Soviet Air Force
Time in space 211 days 09 hours 04 minutes
Selection Air Force Group 5
Total EVAs 1
Total EVA time 2 hours 33 minutes
Missions Soyuz T-5

Anatoly Nikolayevich Berezovoy (Russian: Анатолий Николаевич Березовой, 11 March 1942 – 20 September 2014) was a Soviet cosmonaut.

Berezovoy was born in Enem, Adyghe Autonomous Oblast, Russian SFSR in a Ukrainian family. He had two children.

On 27 April 1970 he was selected as a cosmonaut and flew as Commander on Soyuz T-5. He retired on 31 October 1992 due to medical reasons after injuries he received as a victim of an armed robbery. From 1992 to 1999, he was a Deputy President Russian Space Federation.

Berezovoy died on September 20, 2014 in Moscow, Russia, aged 72.

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