On Monday in Omsk in West Siberia, the Volvo Tour bus rally has begun. It will pass through the largest cities of this region of Russia. Two buses of the Siberian-Scandinavian Bus company will cover 2,500 kilometers of local roads in four days.
In stopover places all those willing will make a ride in Swedish Volvo buses, assembled in Omsk. The goal is to promote the use of buses as a municipal kind of transport.
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