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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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MOTHER'S DAY IN RUSSIA

14 April 2021

There is probably no country where Mother's Day is not celebrated. In Russia, Mother's Day is celebrated on the last Sunday of November, paying tribute to maternal devotion, their sacrifice for the good of their children and also in order to increase the social significance of motherhood. This year it was celebrated on 29th November, 2020.

Every year Mother's Day becomes more and more popular in Russia. The events dedicated to this day are especially beautiful and touching in preschool and educational institutions where children dedicate to their mothers not only kind words and smiles but a lot of handmade gifts and specially prepared concert performances.

Also, in recent years there are more and more cultural events dedicated to this day which are held in almost all Russian regions. Such as festive events, concerts, exhibitions, meetings etc. Among the many holidays celebrated in Russia, Mother's Day takes a special place. This is a holiday to which no one can remain indifferent. In most European countries, USA, Canada, China, Japan, Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May.

The team of MIR Travel Company would like to thank all Mothers for giving to their children love, kindness, tenderness and affection!