Cosmonauts welcomed in Moscow by Russian leaders and jubilant crowd in Red Square.
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LS. Of the Russian jet bringing the cosmonauts to their Moscow welcome. MS. The expectant crowd at Vnukov Airport. MS. The three cosmonauts leave aircraft and begin to march across tarmac, only the space-ship commander is in uniform he is Vladimir Komarov. The other two are Konstantin Feoktistov who is a scientist and Boris Yegorov the doctor. MS. Good of crowd waving balloons etc. VS. The three cosmonauts mount dais in front of President Leonid Brezhnev, Prime Minister Alexei Kosygin, Mr. Anastas Mikoyan First Vice Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR and Frol Kozlov. After delivering short speech the cosmonauts step forward and receive a kiss on the lips from the Soviet President and the other leaders. CU. Crowd waving small flags. VS. The three cosmonauts walk past crowds who throw flowers in their path. MS. Passing crowds. MS. The cosmonauts waving from open car moving past crowds. GV. Zoom out slowly of massed crowd in Red Square. VS. The Soviet leaders on Lenin Mausoleum in Red Square, also the three cosmonauts. They wave to the massed crowds. VS. Massed crowd in Red Square waving towards Mausoleum, then they are march past to catch a glimpse of the cosmonauts and the new Soviet Leaders.