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Yuri Gagarin: The first man in space

BBC, 13 Apr 2021
It's sixty years since the first human blasted into space.

For the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin’s single orbit of the Earth was a huge achievement and propaganda coup. There will be celebrations across Russia to mark the anniversary.

We meet the woman who, as a little girl, witnessed the day the cosmonaut came back down to earth and a Russian hero was born.

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