Dmitry Kandinsky / vtomske.ru On November 4, the International Exhibition and Forum “Russia” opened at VDNH in Moscow. According to the organizers, stands from 89 regions, including the Tomsk region, are presented. The exhibition of the region is designed in green tones and has the slogan “Tomsk Region: the emerald heart of Siberia.” The authorities invite citizens to visit the stand of their native country. True, you first need to buy a ticket to Moscow. It was previously reported that the exhibition “Russia” will open at VDNKh on November 4, National Unity Day. He intends to talk about the country’s main achievements and get acquainted with “modern technological developments and scientific discoveries,” the organizers note. The exhibition will run until April 12, 2024. Free admission. The Tomsk region’s stand at the exhibition (pavilion 75 of VDNKh) was opened by Governor Vladimir Mazur, the regional administration reports. The Tomsk region presented an exhibition based on the fairy tale “The Emerald City” by Alexander Volkov (based on the fairy tale by the American writer Lyman Frank Baum “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”). The region’s stand is divided into three thematic zones: “Heart” talks about developments in the field of medicine, “Mind” – about scientific activities, and “Courage” is dedicated to bold, breakthrough technologies in various fields. According to Mazur, the exhibition will tell “about the contribution of the Tomsk region to the development of Russia, about the centuries-old history of the Tomsk country, about an ancient people, but at the same time young and high-tech.” Siberian region”. Photo: administration of the Tomsk region Photo: telegram channel of Lyudmila Ogorodova Deputy head of the region Lyudmila Ogorodova said in her telegram channel that the stand of the Tomsk region was opened by the “Technoancestors” project. A festival with this name was held in Tomsk at the end of October. Its goal, as previously reported, was to immerse parents and children in modern technologies so that they could find new common interests and become closer to each other. Both Vladimir Mazur and Lyudmila Ogorodova invited residents region Visit the Tomsk exhibition, including on the Day of the Tomsk Region, which will be held at the exhibition on November 18. Although admission to the exhibition is free, a trip to Moscow costs money. The journalist vtomske.ru reviewed several services for purchasing tickets. The cheapest option is a reserved seat carriage. Round trip tickets start from 12 thousand rubles. A round trip flight will cost at least 15.6 thousand rubles. Let us add that at the beginning of October, Kommersant, citing its sources, reported that the start of the informal presidential campaign of 2024 is planned for November and is timed to coincide with the opening of the international exhibition and forum “Russia”. It was reported that in one possible scenario, Vladimir Putin could publicly announce his nomination for a new term at the exhibition. On November 4, the press secretary of the head of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters that Vladimir Putin “will definitely visit the exhibition and forum.” But there are no exact dates on the schedule yet, according to Peskov.