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Saturday April 12th: International Space Day in Russia and worldwide

April 12, 1961, the Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin started from the Baikonur Cosmodrome (nowadays in Kazakhstan) and made ​​the first space flight in history. Yuri Gagarin was the first man who was sent into an orbit around the earth. All in all, his mission lasted 108 minutes from take-off to [...]

Vladimir Putin opened the XI Paralympic Winter Games

Head of the Sochi 2014 Steering Committee Dmitry Chernyshenko and International Paralympic Committee President Philip Craven made welcome speeches to participants and guests at the opening ceremony. The XI Paralympic Winter Games will be held in Sochi from March 7 to 16. Over 1,600 athletes and [...]
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