VLADIVOSTOK, August 10. /TASS/. Five hundred reporters — 200 from foreign news organizations — will head to a location off the coast of Vladivostok next month to cover Russia's first Eastern Economic Forum.
Far East regional investment opportunities will top the agenda as delegates and media professionals assemble to review Russian and foreign investment projects alongside law governing operations of "The Free Port of Vladivostok", officials told TASS.
They will gather from September 3-5 at Russky island, connected to Russia's mainland by a bridge 1,104 meters long and 324 meters high, the world's biggest construction of its kind when built in 2012.
More than 400 companies have applied for registration, including Russian industry giants Gazprom and Rosneft and finance leader Sberbank.