USSR Current Affairs, GK & News

USSR  Current Affairs, GK & News

Theremin turns 100: Key Facts

The Theremin musical instrument has turned hundred years old in 2020. It has revolutionised the music industry by being the predecessor of the modern synthesizer. What is Theremin? Theremin is a musical instrument. It is considered as the world’s first electronic instrument and it turned 100 years old in 2020. It was developed by Leon ..

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Cabinet approves India-Mongolia Agreement on exploration of outer space

On January 8, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the agreement between India and Mongolia to explore outer space for civilian and peaceful purposes. The countries signed the agreement in September 2019. Highlights The agreement enables the countries to pursue research in planetary exploration, space system, application of space technology. The plan ..

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International Day of Human Space Flight 2019

International Day of Human Space Flight 2019 was observed on April 12 to commemorate the date of the first human space flight in the history of mankind. Genesis of the International Day of Human Space Flight It was on April 12, 1961, Soviet Union (USSR) Cosmonaut  Yuri Gagarin undertook first successful first human space flight. This historic ..

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Russian legendary film Director Eldar Ryazanov passes away

Russian legendary film Director and screenwriter Eldar Ryazanov passed away in Moscow, Russia. He was 88. He was one of Russia’s best-loved Soviet-era film directors and an icon of popular USSR culture of tragi-comedies that satirised daily life in the erstwhile Soviet Union. About Eldar Ryazanov Eldar Ryazanov was born on 18 November 1927 in ..

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