Condolences on passing of cosmonaut Igor Volk
Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to the family and friends of the late cosmonaut and test pilot, Hero of the Soviet Union Igor Volk.
January 5, 2017
The telegram from the President reads, in part:
“Having devoted himself to aviation and cosmonautics, he did much to explore outer space and took part in legendary projects. Igor Volk set an example of courage and responsibility, dedication and commitment to his duty. He was completely devoted to his work.
This is how Igor Volk will be remembered by his family, friends, colleagues – all those who knew and valued him.”