Monument to Cosmonaut Andriyan Nikolayev, Cheboksary, Chuvashia, Russia
Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev was a Soviet cosmonaut. He was an ethnic Chuvash.
Andriyan Nikolayev was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union (twice), Order of Lenin, Order of the Red Star, numerous medals, and foreign orders. He was also bestowed a title of the Hero of Socialist Labor of Bulgaria, Hero of Labor of Vietnam, and Hero of Mongolia. The lunar crater Nikolayev is named after him.
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