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Opening of new observation wheel at VDNKh and of Moscow High-Speed Diameter section

September 10, 2022, Moscow

Vladimir Putin took part, via videoconference, in the opening ceremony of the Moscow Sun observation wheel at the VDNKh exhibition centre and the opening to traffic of a Moscow High-Speed Diameter section from Dmitrovskoye to Yaroslavskoye motorways.

The event was held at Zaryadye Park. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin provided his comments to the President.

The Moscow Sun is the largest observation wheel in Europe: it is 140 metres high and has 30 cabins that can to carry up to 450 people per session. One circle takes 18 minutes 40 seconds.

The Moscow High-Speed Diameter is Moscow’s new non-stop traffic motorway extending from the federal M-11 motorway linking Moscow and St Petersburg to the Crimea federal motorway, with a branch to the M-11 motorway connecting Moscow and Kazan currently under construction.

September 10, 2022, Moscow