In defense of the geographical dictation, he wrote about 140 thousand people

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny Peninsularity geographical dictation. Archival photoIn defense of the geographical dictation, he wrote about 140 thousand people© RIA Novosti / Evgeny Vadim epanchitsev

Nearly 140 thousand people have written geographical dictation in the Ministry of defense of Russia, said state Secretary — Deputy defense Minister Nikolai Pankov.

«Overall, the Russian defense Ministry has registered 1026 sites for writing dictation, and today the campaign is attended by about 140 thousand people», — said Pankow in his speech before participants of the campaign in the National control centre defense of the Russian Federation.

The Deputy Minister noted that at all sites, including themed art exhibitions, meetings with famous geographers, travelers and creative people and writers.

Geographical dictation is held in 2015 on the initiative of President of Russia Vladimir Putin, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Russian geographical society. Verification tasks are developed on the basis of educational programs of geography, primary General and secondary General education.

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