|Silk Way Rally: Event will be among the major sporting events in Russia|
The 5th edition of the "Silk Way Rally" will be held from July 6th to 13th 2013 and will connect Moscow and Astrakhan by its route. The event begins on the same day as the "World Summer Universiade" and nearly half a year before the Olympic Wintergames in Sochi. The race will start in Red Square, the route begins near the Kremlin Fortress.
The Russian project successively and confidently solves an important problem posed to Organizers by the order of Government of the Russian Federation on April 8, 2011: Attracting attention of the international public and foreign mass media to the World Summer Universiade and Winter Olympic Games.
"The creation of bright and at the same time fundamentally serious sports projects creates a positive image for Russia and confirms the great possibilities the country possesses to organize major international events and provides the basis for development of international cooperation in many different spheres" the organizers said.
2013/03/30 | 12:55 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/SWR