Trans-Siberian Railway


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Trans-Siberian Railway

n
(Placename) a railway in S Russia, extending from Moscow to Vladivostok on the Pacific: constructed between 1891 and 1916, making possible the settlement and industrialization of sparsely inhabited regions. Length: 9335 km (5800 miles)
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In July and August of last year, he made a 24-day epic train journey through Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway, meeting with Putin in Moscow, where they signed a joint declaration reiterating the two countries' intention to expand ties.
The journey involves a bus trip to Russia, a ride on the Trans-Siberian Railway and a 16-night cruise from China to Alaska.
"The people we met on the trains ranged from a Dutch couple travelling to Mongolia and China to lots of soldiers on the trans-Siberian railway on their way to postings," said Jennie.
Last winter we travelled on the Trans-Siberian railway,fully electrified from Moscow to Vladivostok together with all the branch lines.
At their third meeting, following ones in Pyongyang in 2000 and in Moscow last year, the two leaders are expected to discuss economic cooperation, including connecting the Trans-Siberian Railway with a railway connecting South and North Korea, they said.
In July and August of last year, Kim made a 24-day epic train journey through Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway. During that time, he held talks with Putin in Moscow, after which it was reported that Putin accepted Kim's invitation to visit Pyongyang again.
Kim, whose train entered Russia on July 26 for the summit with Putin, made the 20,000-kilometer round trip to Moscow on the Trans-Siberian Railway, as well as a side trip to St.

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