More than 20 states that produce more than half of world's oil take part in OPEC meetingBusiness & Economy December 10, 13:05
Russian energy minister Novak sees 'no risk' OPEC agreement failsBusiness & Economy December 10, 12:43
Defense ministry organizes mass escape for Aleppo civilians via humanitarian corridorsWorld December 10, 12:38
Almost 18,000 civilians evacuated from areas of Aleppo controlled by militantsWorld December 10, 7:41
Russian swimmers win 11 sets of medals at FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)Sport December 10, 7:00
Shiveluch volcano in Russia’s Far East spews ash to 11 km in airWorld December 10, 5:28
Ceasefire agreements enter into force near Damascus, in Idlib province ― mediaWorld December 10, 4:18
Russian pair Tarasova/Morozov win final of ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in MarseillesSport December 10, 4:00
Matviyenko to visit UAE to participate in Forum of Women Speakers of ParliamentRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 10, 3:21
BEIJING, October 10 (Itar-Tass) — Events of a cross year devoted to the development of tourism between Russia and China will be held in 2012, RF Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov told journalists on the results of the 15th meeting of the Russia-China commission for the preparation of regular meetings of the two countries’ governments.
“You know, we have had the Years of Russia in China and of China in Russia, then the Years of the Russian Language in China and the Chinese Language in Russia. Next, 2012, will be the Cross Tourism Year,” Zhukov said.
According to him, many events linked with the development of the tourism exchanges between the two countries are to be held.
“China currently is becoming more and more popular tourism destination for Russians,” the deputy prime minister noted. “We hope that the Chinese tourists, and there are many of them, will be travelling to Russia with pleasure. Actually, thus is the goal of these cross years.”