China-Russia tourism co-op progresses

Participants of the Beijing-Moscow Self-Driving Tour pose for a group photo upon arrival in Moscow, capital of Russia, July 2, 2012. 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]