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April 27, 1961 founded the Soviet Peace Fund for support the struggle for peace, national liberation of peoples against the imperialist policy of war. #imperialism #war #Peace #struggle

April 1961 founded the Soviet Peace Fund for support the struggle for peace, national liberation of peoples against the imperialist policy of war.

First In Space: Vostok-1 Pilot Yuri Gagarin | Following seven test flights (several of the failures) carrying animals and equipment, the Vostok spacecraft is deemed ready to carry a human passenger. On April 12, 1961, a 27-year-old Soviet Air Force pilot makes history. Strapped to his ejection seat, Gagarin rides inside the 7 1/2 foot-wide (2.3 meter) pressurized cabin...

See how the first human spaceflight actually occurred when the Soviet Union launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 on April Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth for 108 minutes to usher in the age of human spaceflight

Museum and project director Andrea Theissen stands next to the head of a 19-meter statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin at the permanent exhibition, "Unveiled, Berlin and its Monuments," as she speaks to reporters in Berlin's Spandau Citadel Museum on April 27, 2016. The exhibition illustrates German history through the many monuments and memorials that have appeared in the capitol since the early 18th century.

A Collection of Lenins, on the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Museum and project director Andrea Theissen stands next to the head of a 19-meter statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin at the permanent exhibition, "Unveiled, Berlin and its Monuments," as she speaks to reporters in Berlin's Spandau Citadel Museum on April 27, 2016. The exhibition illustrates German history through the many monuments and memorials that have appeared in the capitol since the early 18th century.

In 1961, Leonid Rogozov, 27, was the only surgeon in the Soviet Antarctic Expedition. During the expedition, he felt severe pain in the stomach and had a high fever. Rogozov examined himself and discovered that his appendix was inflamed and could burst at any time. With a local anesthesia, he operated himself to remove the appendix. An engineer and a meteorologist assisted surgery.

In Leonid Rogozov, was the only surgeon in the Soviet Antarctic Expedition. During the expedition, he felt severe pain in the stomach and had a high fever. Rogozov examined himself and discovered that his appendix was inflamed and could burst at

April 27,  1992: RUSSIA GETS ACCESS TO THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND  -    Russia and 12 other former Soviet republics won entry into the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

April 27, 1992: RUSSIA GETS ACCESS TO THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND - Russia and 12 other former Soviet republics won entry into the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

April 27, 1959 started the Komsomol expedition North Pole-8 #USSR #North

April 1959 started the Komsomol expedition North

Colonel Gaddafi and Leonid Brezhnev, General Secretary of the Soviet Union, holding hands in Moscow, April 27th, 1981.  Courtesy of Michael Christopher Brown/Human Rights Watch

Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet leader, and Colonel Gaddafi April 1981 in Moscow. Courtesy of Michael Christopher Brown/ Libya Archive of Human .

Valery Alexeyevich Legasov; born September 1, 1936 in Tula, Russia, Soviet Union; died April 27, 1988 in Moscow, Soviet Union) was a prominent Soviet inorganic chemist and a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. He is now mainly remembered for his work as the chief of the commission investigating the Chernobyl disaster.

Valery Alexeyevich Legasov; born September 1, 1936 in Tula, Russia, Soviet Union; died April 27, 1988 in Moscow, Soviet Union) was a prominent Soviet inorganic chemist and a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. He is now mainly remembered for his work as the chief of the commission investigating the Chernobyl disaster.

Yuri Gagarin made history in 1961 when, aged just 27, he became the first man to journey into space.  His single Earth orbit on April 12 lasted 108 minutes and was one of the Soviet Union's most enduring Cold War victories.

Murder? Suicide? UFO? Mysterious death of first man in space Yuri Gagarin after jet fighter crash in 1968 is finally solved

Dan Jurija Gagarina u Domu omladine Beograda aprila

April 12, 1961, will always be remembered in history as the day when Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who was only 27 years old at the time, became the first man in space. Sputnik remembers Gagarin and his historic flight by sharing 10 commonly unknown facts about the world’s first cosmonaut.

Yuri Gagarin: 10 Facts to Know About the First Man in Outer Space

April 12, 1961, will always be remembered in history as the day when Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who was only 27 years old at the time, became the first man in space. Sputnik remembers Gagarin and his historic flight by sharing 10 commonly unknown facts about the world’s first cosmonaut.

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