On March 6, 2012 the First woman cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova marked her 75th birthday anniversary.
photo by press-service of Russian President of 12.04.2011
President D.A.Medvedev and V.Tereshkova.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime-Ministry Vladimir Putin congratulated Valentina Tereshkova on her jubilee. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia announced his decision to award Valentina Tereshkova with the Order of Glory and Honor 1rd Rank. It is the rarest award of Russian Orthodox Church. Now, Valentina Tereshkova is a deputy of Russian State Duma (Member of Parliament).