China-Russia tourism co-op progresses

Two Russian boys play at the Beidaihe beach in Qinhuangdao, a coastal city of north China's Hebei province, July 6, 2008. The China-Russia cooperation in tourism has substantially progressed, which also has promoted bilateral understandings and exchange of culture in recent years. The Year of Chinese Tourism in Russia in 2013 will be inaugurated by Chinese President Xi Jinping when he visits Moscow later this month.[Photo/Xinhua]