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Yuri Gagarin: Sixty years since the first man went into space

Sixty years ago, a man went into space for the very first time.

For the USSR, Yuri Gagarin’s single orbit of the Earth was a huge achievement and propaganda coup. There will be celebrations across Russia to mark the anniversary.

Our Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg reports on the day a new Russian hero was born, and meets the little girl who witnessed it.