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Investigations: the state of Russian cosmonautics, what happens to prohibited fruit, and when mourners aren't really mourning. Plus, sneaking pickles into space.
Exactly 100 years ago, on February 23, 1917, the Russian Revolution began. And once you've learned about that, there's space, WWII reenactments, and a portal back to medieval times.
Photographer Svetlana Tarasova takes us to the heart of Russia: Kaluga. Here, along the Oka River, the Russian space program began.
The Soviet Union’s first pair of pups launched into space on July 22, 1951, and their suborbital flight was a big pawprint in the Cold War Space Race.
Which would you rather: be trapped in the Arctic or accused of treason? Okay, not a fun game. But a worthwhile read about the latest in Russian news.
Yury Gagarin’s 108-minute space flight on April 12, 1961, propelled him to a level of celebrity never before known to any Soviet. His smiling face graced postal stamps, Palekh souvenir boxes, and fine porcelain, as he mingled with the beau monde of planet Earth.
Thirty years ago tomorrow, the Mir Space Station was launched. It was a technological wonder of its time.
President Obama gave a nice tribute to Russian culture in his speech to Moscow college students.
On the 45th anniversary of the first manned space flight, Russia lays out an ambitious space plan.
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