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Georgia

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Associated People
  • Stalin Stalin, losif Vissarionovich (1879-1953) Georgian-Russian politician. Leader of the Soviet Union, 1924-1953. More...
  • Beria Beria, Lavrenti Pavlovich (1899-1953) Georgian-Russian officer. Soviet security apparatus chief until toppled after death of Stalin 1953. In charge of Soviet development of nuclear weapons and rocketry, 1944-1953. More...
  • Alpaidze Alpaidze, Galaktion Yeliseyevich (1916-) Georgian-Russian officer. Lieutenant General, Chief of the Plesetsk launch centre, 1963-1975. More...
  • Shevardnadze Shevardnadze, Eduard A (1927-) Georgian politician, reform leader in the Soviet Union, negotiated with the United States for international cooperation in space, including the building of a space station in the 1990s. More...
  • Yurchikhin Yurchikhin, Fyodor Nikolayevich (1959-) Georgian-Russian engineer cosmonaut. Flew on STS-112, ISS EO-15,ISS EO-24. 373 cumulative days in space. Engineer, Energia NPO. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Ordzhonikidze Headquarters of an RVSN Division, 1961-1981, probably operating R-12 launchers. The division then moved to Barnaul. The base was used for deployment of two R-1/R-2 launchers in the 1950's. More...

Georgia Chronology


1879 December 21 - .
1899 March 29 - .
  • Birth of Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria - . Nation: Georgia; Russia. Summary: Georgian-Russian officer. Soviet security apparatus chief until toppled after death of Stalin 1953. In charge of Soviet development of nuclear weapons and rocketry, 1944-1953..

1953 March 5 - .
1953 December 23 - .
  • Death of Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria - . Nation: Georgia; Russia. Related Persons: Beria. Summary: Georgian-Russian officer. Soviet security apparatus chief until toppled after death of Stalin 1953. In charge of Soviet development of nuclear weapons and rocketry, 1944-1953..

1959 January 3 - .
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