Wednesday, June 28, in the “MK” held a press conference dedicated to the biggest in Russia international the combined run of “East to West” under the motto: “pride in the past, the responsibility for the present, confidence in the future”, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the legendary DOSAAF.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
About the upcoming event said the eight-time absolute world champion in aerobatics, winner of the Guinness Book of records, member of the Board of Trustees DOSAAF Svetlana kapanina, the Chairman of the Association of the off-road Motorsport and caravanning DOSAAF Konstantin Zhuravlev, cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, hero of the Russian Federation member of the Board of Trustees DOSAAF cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev, as well as the Chairman of DOSAAF of Russia the General-Colonel Alexander Kolmakov.
He reported that the start mileage will be given on the morning of 5 July, on Ship quay of Vladivostok, near the memorial complex “Submarine s-56”.
– Within 45 days of its participants will overcome 12 thousand kilometres from the Japanese sea to the Black sea, the capital of Primorsky Krai to the capital of Belarus, – said the Chairman of the DOSAAF. – The uniqueness of this mileage is in the fact that it involves not just cars DOSAAF of Russia and matography of the organization “Russian bikers”, velosportsmeny, cavalry troops of the Cossack military societies and the aviation group. They are joined by enthusiasts from Belarus and Kazakhstan. Also as part of the run will be held the sea voyage on the yacht and a special “Road rally” with the participation of AWD vehicles. The purpose of the run is to unite all generations of our country, public organizations, Patriotic Russia and Belarus on the principles of good neighborliness, culture of interethnic relations of peoples.
Avto-, Moto-, belokonny and mounted detachments of Cossacks will pass through cities in the Far East, Transbaikalia, Siberia, the Urals, Volga, Central Federal district and other Federal districts. An important step Patriotic tour will be Volgograd. Here, the single column is divided into two parts, which will continue to Sevastopol and Minsk.
Around the route in all 30 regions and cities of Belarus planned to hold mass events: exhibitions of military and automotive equipment, a demonstration race for sports cars and motorcycles, performances of parachutists and aerobatic teams. The weapon skills in horse and foot battle will be demonstrated by representatives of the Cossacks.
Within the mileage from 16 to 17 August on the yacht of the defense company will be held on the sea voyage from Novorossiysk to Kerch, and on August 11 kicks sports-Patriotic “Road rally” Saint-Petersburg-Moscow-Sevastopol. It will be attended by the lovers of off-road sport. It will be completed on 18 August in Sevastopol in the framework of the international bike show.
To participate in the run the organizers invite not only members of the defense companies, but everyone.