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7 July starts the international rally "Russia - Korea 2014"

On July 7, 2014 at 11.00 in Moscow the international motor rally "Russia-Korea 2014" will start, dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the voluntary resettlement of Koreans to Russia and the 130th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Korea.

Minister of Regional Development Igor Slyunyaev will take part in the solemn ceremony of launching an auto rally, the press service of the department reports.

The rally is a key event in the Plan of Anniversary Events approved by the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia. It is scheduled to be held from July 7 to August 25, 2014 along the route: Moscow - Tashkent - Alma-Ata - Novosibirsk - Vladivostok - Pyongyang - Seoul.

The event was organized by the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia, the Ministry of Culture of Russia, the Federal Agency for Tourism, the Russian Geographical Society, the All-Russian Association of Koreans, the National-Cultural Autonomy of Koreans of the Moscow Region with the support of the DPRK embassies in the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea in the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation, the Kyrgyz Republic in the Russian Federation and the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Russian Federation.

The main objectives of the rally are to strengthen the unity of the multinational people of the Russian Federation, friendship between the peoples of Russia, the CIS countries and Korea, as well as the establishment of trust and peace on the Korean Peninsula.

The opening ceremony of the exhibition devoted to the 130 anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Korea, and the presentation of the Public Organization “Russian-Korean Society” will be held as part of the solemn start-up ceremony of the rally.

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