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Belka and Strelka – 50th anniversary of space flight

Thursday, August 19, 2010

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Tweet Belka (Белка, literally, “squirrel”, but as a dog’s name most likely means “Whitey”, from Russian: “белый” (for “white”)) and Strelka (Стрелка, “Arrow”) spent a day in space aboard Korabl-Sputnik-2 (Sputnik 5) on August 19, 1960 before safely returning to Earth. [wiki]

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Russia Day 2010

Saturday, June 12, 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Russia

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Mikhail Lermontov’s Birthday 2009

Thursday, October 15, 2009

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Tweet Appeared on Google Russia (www.google.ru) Mikhail (Yuryevich) Lermontov – born on October 3 (New Time Oct. 15), 1814 – died July 15 (New Time July 27), 1841

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Ilya Repin’s Birthday 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

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Tweet Ilya Repin’s Birthday  logotype 2009

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Igor Stravinsky’s Birthday 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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Tweet Appeared on Google Russia

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Tetris 09

Saturday, June 6, 2009

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Tweet June 6th is the 25-year anniversary of the game. Happy Birthday Tetris!

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Alexander Pushkin’s Birthday 2009

Saturday, June 6, 2009

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Tweet Apperaed on Google Russia

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