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Gagarin's glory remembered

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Russia is marking the 50th anniversary of the day Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space.

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports from the cosmonaut training centre outside Moscow where Major Gagarin prepared for his flight and which is still used by the Russia's space projects.


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