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Sputnik was launched from Soviet Russia, at a placed called Baikonur Cosmodrome. While Russia still lays claim to the Cosmodrome, that area is now deep within Kazakhstan.

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Yes. All three 'Sputniks' were launched by the USSR, beginning with Sputnik-1 in October 1957.

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