Vladimir Putin supports the Silk Way Rally

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Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the KAMAZ Plant during his visit to Tatarstan and congratulated employees and veterans of the enterprise with the 40th anniversary release of the first KAMAZ truck.

During the visit the President asked the team leader and director of the international rally-marathon "SWR" Vladimir Chagin on the preparations for the race, which will take place in July 2016 from Moscow to Beijing. 

Vladimir Chagin reported on the work being done at the moment, spoke about the high interest in the rally "Silk Way Rally" in athletes from around the world, presented Putin the new symbols and route competition, and inforned about the project being supported by China and Kazakhstan. 

The Russian President positively assessed the progress in the preparation of the rally "Silk Way" which is supported by PJSC GAZPROM and wished success in its implementation.

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