Shoigu noted the interest of foreigners to Geographical dictation

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Epanchintseva in motobanquistas during the all-Russian geographical dictation. 26 Nov 2017Shoigu noted the interest of foreigners to Geographical dictation© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Epanchintseva the image Bank

The desire of foreigners to participate in the Geographical dictation says the interest in Russia abroad, the President of the RGS Sergei Shoigu.

According to him, three years significantly increased the number of cities of Russia and countries of the world participating in this educational action.

«25 foreign countries are taking part in the writing. That says a lot. To the knowledge of our country sought by many. And it’s not good,» Shoigu told reporters after the dictation at MSU.

Also, according to him, increased the number of youth participating in educational activities.

«And it’s not just young people, and young people who want to learn more not only about the country, not just his homeland, but also about how the country lives and how she lived before. Questions, if you noticed, twisted — geographical discoveries with the location, with the names of the discoverers. Because the result, in my opinion, a very good and positive», — he stressed.

As said Shoigu, «Russia is an incredibly interesting, curious and beautiful country», and PRO does everything in order to know as many people as possible.

«On the one hand we are proud that we have such a country, on the other hand, want to show everyone how we have it,» concluded Shoigu.