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Today, servicemen, members of their families and civil servants of the Southern Military District (YuVO) tested their knowledge of geography at more than 280 regional sites of the international educational campaign “Geographical Dictation-2021”.

The headquarters of the Southern Military District in Rostov-on-Don and the Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, which were in direct videoconference with the Main Site of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, became the base sites in the Southern Military District for writing the dictation.

To conduct the dictation, a representative of the Russian Geographical Society, Boris Vasilyevich Talpa, was invited to the headquarters of the Southern Military District. He gave a small lecture on the peculiarities of local history, the famous inhabitants of Rostov-on-Don and the Rostov region, who were engaged in geography and travel.

Together with the servicemen, the Yunarmeys also took part in the dictation, the youngest representative of whom went to the fourth grade this year. After the event, they were given certificates of participation in the dictation.

Servicemen serving at Russian military bases in Abkhazia, Armenia and South Ossetia also took part in the dictation.

The dictation was also written by Russian peacekeepers on the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, and the sailors of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian Flotilla, who were on sea voyages, tested their knowledge in the wardrooms of warships and support ships.

Compared to last year, the number of sites for the Geographical Dictation on the territory of the Southern Military District increased by more than 20%. And the number of participants exceeded 43 thousand people.

The international educational action of the Russian Geographical Society “Geographical Dictation” was held in person – at specially organized sites, as well as online.

Dictation tasks are developed on the basis of educational programs in geography of basic general and secondary general education in the Russian Federation.

On November 14, 2021, servicemen and civilian personnel of the Russian Ministry of Defense will take part in the International Educational Action of the Russian Geographical Society “Geographic Dictation”.

The central site in the Ministry of Defense of Russia is the National Defense Control Center of the Russian Federation, in direct communication with which all sites for holding the Dictation in the military districts. In total, the Ministry of Defense will use more than 1,500 dictation writing sites from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka.

For the first time the Geographical Dictation took place in 2015. Then it was written on 210 sites in Russia. Since 2017, Dictation has become international – not only residents of Russia, but also of many foreign countries have tested their knowledge. In 2017, the campaign took place in 25 countries, and in 2018 – in 97.

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