April 12 is Cosmonauts' Day - the day when Russia celebrates accomplishments in space. The holiday is commemorated on April 12, because this is the day when in 1961, Yury Gagarin became the first human to fly into space. In 2011, the United Nations declared April 12 the International Day of Human Space flight.
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Four research rovers to be launched under lunar program

Four research rovers will be launched under the lunar program of the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences to take soil samples in addition to performing other missions, Institute Director, Academy Vice-President Lev Zelyony has told Interfax-AVN in an interview

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