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At The Start Of Gagarin's Trajectory, A Humble Village


On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yury Gagarin made history as he became the first person to travel into space. His flight was a triumph for the Soviet Union and propelled the young Gagarin to global fame. But in the village of his birth, Klushino, locals know little about the cosmonaut and his connection to the place.


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