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XI’AN /China, July 22. /Offset. TASS Anton Marinin/. The start of the rally-RAID “silk road” in 2018 will be given in Chinese XI’an, participants will finish the in Moscow. This was announced by the organizers of the race.

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“In 2018 the participants of the rally-RAID will start in Xian and finish on July 22 in Moscow,” – said the organizing Committee.

Rally “silk road” was first held in 2009, the route passed between Kazan and Ashgabat. Then three years in a row participants of the rally went by a shortened route to Sochi and Gelendzhik, and in 2013 – from Moscow to Astrakhan. In 2014 and 2015 rally “silk road” was not carried out, and last year the track was laid between the capitals of Russia and China. This year’s rally started in Moscow and ended in XI’an .