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Transsib and horse: Putin and Xi Jinping exchanged gifts - EastRussia | Far East






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Transsib and horse: Putin and Xi Jinping exchanged gifts

Transsib and horse: Putin and Xi Jinping exchanged gifts
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Russian President Vladimir Putin presented the Chinese leader Xi Jinping with a poster 1956 of the year, which depicts a railway linking the USSR and China. About it пишет TASS.

The poster "Russian-Chinese cooperation" was created in 1956 by artist Isaac Greenstein. It depicts the workers of the two countries against the background of a map of the USSR and China, where Moscow, Beijing, Almaty and Lanzhou are marked and connected by rail. The publication of the poster was timed to the opening of the Moscow-Ulan-Bator-Beijing section of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Xi Jinping presented the President of Russia with a set of silverware from the Beijing Hotel Druzhba, which was built 65 years ago in honor of the close relations between the USSR and the People's Republic of China, and the statuette "Legendary Horse on the Silk Road." This is a ceramic copy of the sculpture stored in the National Museum of China in Beijing.

Also, the Chinese leader congratulated Vladimir Putin on receiving an honorary doctorate from Tsinghua University. He noted that "it is pleasant to present the diploma of an honorary doctor to his Alma mater to his best friend" cited head of China Tass.

"It is a great honor to receive the title of honorary doctor of one of the leading universities in China, which is among the top ten educational institutions in the world, is an educational and research center without exaggerating the global scale," said the Russian leader at the graduation ceremony.