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Sixty years ago on Monday, Russia put the first man into space.
While the achievement was noted across the world, the U.S. said little.
The State Department’s Russian-language Facebook page posted a short message on Monday commemorating what it called the “anniversary of peoples’ stay in space,” and paid tribute to “international cooperation facilitated by space exploration.”
The post featured a picture of an American astronaut performing a spacewalk.
Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency, ripped the U.S. for the post. He took to Twitter later on Monday and called U.S. officials “a**holes,” adding that “superpowers don’t behave like this.” read more