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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS

12 April 2021

This week we are celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight. This day is a special day for our country - a day of pride, as on April 12, 1961, a citizen of the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin, for the first time in the world made an orbital flyby of the Earth, opening the era of manned space flights.
NEW PROJECT OF THE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS

08 April 2021

Russian News Agency TASS and its educational project Newm together with the Museum of Cosmonautics of Moscow have launched a new project - a series of videos dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The first of the three stories introduces viewers to the process of rocketing the Vostok launch vehicle and placing the spacecraft in orbit.

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Armenia

Armenia covers an area of 29.74 thousand square kilometers and hasn’t any access to the sea. It is bordered on the North by Georgia, on the East by Azerbaijan, on the West and South by Turkey. Armenia is a mountainous country. The capital is Yerevan. 
Armenia is one of the most ancient States of Transcaucasia and the first country, which adopted the Christianity as a state religion. The centuries-old Christian tradition, displayed in the numerous monasteries, churches and khachkars (stone statues carved by crosses), the oldest of which is dated by the 4th century BC. Not less interesting are the ancient city-states, whose age is about 3000 years, ancient fortresses and, of course, picturesque mountain landscapes, full of deep gorges, rapid rivers, waterfalls and lakes, among which is the largest lake of the Caucasus - lake Sevan.