The ceremonial opening of the second field season of the archaeological and geographical expedition of Russian Geographical Society “Kyzyl-Kuragino” took place on 8 June 2012 in the camp “The Valley of Kings”(the Republic of Tyva, Kyzyl).
In view of tragic events which had happened in the republic the day before, the ceremony began with a minute of silence. President of the Society S. K. Shoigu for reasons beyond his control was not able to be present at the opening of the second season.
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