Yuri Gagarin

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Noun1.Yuri Gagarin - Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)Yuri Gagarin - Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)
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(3) Notable exceptions are Klaus Gestwa, "Kolumbus des Kosmos: Der Kult um jurij Gagarin," Osteuropa 59, 10 (2009): 121-51; Vladimir Zubok, A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007), 163-91; and Nigel Gould-Davis, "The Logic of Soviet Cultural Diplomacy," Diplomatic History 27, 2 (2003): 193-214.