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The Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy hosted an international educational action by the Russian Geographical Society, held among the students, cadets, management and teaching staff of the academy, as well as members of the families of military personnel, in order to popularize geographical knowledge and increase interest in Russia.

The writing of the Geographical Dictation took place at two sites: on the territory of the academy, and also at the base of the educational process. The total number of participants in the action was more than 1,300 people.

Military personnel of foreign states studying at the MBAA also showed great interest in writing the dictation. More than 60 students from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Peru, Congo, Nicaragua, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Syria, Venezuela, Belarus, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan have tested their knowledge of the geography of the country of the target language.

According to the established tradition, the Geographical dictation consisted of 40 questions, answering which the participants of the action had to not only remember well-known facts from the geography of our country, but also apply imaginative thinking, logic and erudition.

The campaign allowed each participant to receive an independent assessment of knowledge in the field of geography.

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