Monument of Vladimir Lenin at the Baikonur cosmodrome

A bird silhouetted by the sun sits on the hand of a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin in Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Saturday, March 12, 2016. The start of the new Soyuz mission to the International Space Station is scheduled for Saturday March 19

A bird silhouetted by the sun sits on the hand of a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin in Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Saturday, March 12, 2016. The start of the new Soyuz mission to the International Space Station is scheduled for Saturday March 19

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A bird silhouetted by the sun sits on the hand of a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin in Russian leased Baikonur.

A bird silhouetted by the sun sits on the hand of a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin in Russian leased Baikonur.

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