Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 71

Returning froma Russian-American joint mission aboard the Mir station after115 days in space, Russian cosmonaut Vladimir Dezhurov told anews conference in Zvezdnyi Gorodok (Star Town, the training centernear Moscow for Soviet and later Russian cosmonauts) that he andhis Russian colleagues had rejected the American food which theirUS colleagues had offered them aboard ship. According to InterfaxAugust 9, the incident occurred after US astronauts had made "certainremarks" about Russian space food. Those remarks were notquoted at the press conference, but one of the US astronauts atthe press conference hastened to praise Russian food.

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