The Motor Show-2002 opens today at the Krasnaya Presnya exhibition centre in Moscow. Its participants include about 750 companies from 30 countries all over the world. The show is being organised by the ITE Group Plc and АСМ Holding Company representing foreign automakers and other producers and the C-Holding Company representing Russian automakers and other home companies. The exhibition is supported by the Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology of the Russian Federation and the administration of Moscow. The exhibits are set up in 5 pavilions and outdoors.
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969