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Government says Mir crash caused by combination of factors

...the orbiting space station, and for months a cloud of suspicion has hung over the Mir's commander at the time, Vasily Tsibliyev, and his Russian colleague, Alexander Lazutkin. Preliminary reports pointedly blamed the crew and ground controllers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/01/tec_215394.shtml
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Mir crew fixes latest breakdown; major repairs delayed again

...their toll on crew commander Vasily Tsibliyev, who has been on Mir since...substituting for ailing commander Vasily Tsibliyev on a spacewalk to conduct vital...2 and 5, back in Houston. VASILY TSIBLIYEV: A native of Russia's Crimea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/19/tec_211573.shtml
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Mir crew unloads repair gear from ship

...including power cables, a custom-made hatch for the Spektr, and the special spacesuit for one of the two cosmonauts, Vasily Tsibliyev and Alexander Lazutkin. It also brought clothing and other personal items for Mr. Foale, whose belongings are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/09/tec_211103.shtml
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Repair crew learns its way around banged-up Mir

...11-year-old station, now running on half-power and with one of its six modules sealed off. The outgoing Russian crew - Vasily Tsibliyev and Alexander Lazutkin - showed new arrivals Anatoly Solovyov and Pavel Vinogradov around the space station Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/09/tec_212713.shtml
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American on disabled Mir had the right size

...times. He proved during the accident that he also has the right stuff. "He helped us a lot," Mir's commander, Vasily Tsibliyev, said after the June 25 collision. "He did more than many other American astronauts." Foale was monitoring the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/05/tec_210899.shtml
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Space psychologist: Mir is a sweatshop

...cargo ship during a practice manual docking. An early report from Energia experts put all the blame on Mir commander Vasily Tsibliyev and flight engineer Alexander Lazutkin. Tsibliyev and Lazutkin, who returned to Earth in August, defended themselves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/23/tec_216445.shtml
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In TV shopping orbit

...cosmonauts who grew up under Soviet communism. In July, a month after Mir collided with a cargo ship, commander Vasily Tsibliyev swallowed a floating blob of milk for an Israeli dairy commercial. Two days ago, Russian space chief Yuri Koptev...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/06/tec_221994.shtml
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American, Russian set for Mir spacewalk

...the five-hour walk Jerry Linenger performed with Vasily Tsibliyev in April. Loaded down with tools and seven flashlights...in honor of the ill-starred previous Mir crew. Vasily Tsibliyev and Alexander Lazutkin wrapped up their three-week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/06/tec_214263.shtml
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American, Russian fine-tune Mir spacewalk preparations

...statement by a high-ranking space official that a commission had formally blamed the Mir's previous crew, cosmonauts Vasily Tsibliyev and Alexander Lazutkin, for the June 25 crash. Andrei Maiboroda, chief of the Cosmonauts Training Center, told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/05/tec_214199.shtml
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Astronaut's wife: First tell me you're fine, then break bad news

...to straighten things out." Anatoly Solovyov and Pavel Vinogradov arrived at Mir on Aug. 7 to replace the weary Vasily Tsibliyev and Alexander Lazutkin, who had been on board for six months. Foale was sorry to see Tsibliyev and Lazutkin go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/25/tec_213561.shtml
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