Russian army cosmonaut Sonya Tiomkin (left) with fellow cosmonaut Major Posnovsky (right) in the episode titled "Russian Roulette" in Season 1.
|Rank/Title (If any):||MAJ Posnovsky|
|Date of birth:||Russia|
|About:||Arrives on "good will" mission between the US and USSR space programs with Maj. Timomkin; travels alone back to the USSR after MAJ Timokin's socialite wish is granted by Jeannie|
|Appeared on/in:||I Dream of Jeannie|
|Number of episodes:||"Russian Roulette" (Season 1)|
|Last appeared in:||None, one time appearance|
|Portrayed by||Richard Gilden|
Major Posnovsky is a Russian Cosmonaut who visits NASA along with Sonya Tiomkin, who in a freak mishap briefly becomes Jeannie's master, in the episode of I Dream of Jeannie titled "Russian Roulette" in Season 1. The part of Major Posnovsky is played by Richard Gilden.
USSR Cosmonaut Major Tiomkin and her colleague, Major Posnovsky, both arrive at Cape Kennedy for a VIP tour of NASA. Tony is "volunteered" by General Barkley to lead the tour. Major Posnovsky winds up returning to Russia alone, after Major Tiomkin, after gaining possession of Jeannie's bottle and having her wish granted by Jeannie to become a wealthy American socialite who goes by the name of "Betsy Ross."