FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin and cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and the first woman in space, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, pose after a state award ceremony in Moscow’s Kremlin May 22, 2007. Putin awarded Tereshkova with the Order for Service to the Fatherland. REUTERS/Mikhail Metzel/Pool (RUSSIA)/File Photo