The Minister of defence and the President of the Russian geographical society Sergei Shoigu answered the questions of the Russian geographical dictation. He said that the job was interesting overnight was not prepared: “I Hope that we at least half answered, I anyway”.
Shoigu wrote a dictation on the Central square of the capital – in the Moscow state University.University. In total, according to TASS, in different cities in the country opened nearly 1,700 sites where it was possible to pass the test.
“MSU has always been a centre of attraction not only for geographical
science, but also for those people who love our country, want to know more
and more to understand what it is that our country has than
she’s rich,” – said Shoigu.
He also thanked all who participated in the dictation. “It
caring people, loving our country, people who want to know about it
more,” he said.
For those who want the stated opportunity to respond to questions dictation on the website of the RHS, however, after the start of the exam (14:00 Moscow time) it was intermittent.
For the first time the Russian geographical dictation was held in 2015 on the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the RGS Board of Trustees Vladimir Putin.