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©SERGEI ILNITSKY/EPA/MAXPPP - epa07495766 Moscow municipal workers clean the Yuri Gagarin monument preparing for celebrating Cosmonaut Day, the 58th anniversary of Yury Gagarin's epic space flight, in Moscow, Russia, 10 April 2019. The monument is a over 40 meters high pedestal with a sculpture of Gagarin. On 12 April 1961 Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin circled the Earth for 108 minutes aboard the Vostok 1 spacecraft.