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April 12 is celebrated as the Cosmonautics Day in Russia and the International Day of Human Space Flight worldwide
Yuri Gagarin TASS
Yuri Gagarin

MOSCOW, April 12. /TASS/. Wednesday marks the anniversary of the first manned flight to space, performed by Yuri Gagarin on April 12, 1961. 

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