Donetsk, Nov 30 – DAN. Nearly 1,800 DPR residents took part in the educational Geographical Dictation on November 29, the Ministry of Education and Science said.

"The total of 1,795 people wrote the dictation, the participants were of various age groups and professional backgrounds."

The initiative engaged 44 online platforms, the most popular was located in the Donetsk school No 22, where 400 people tested their knowledge.

The Geographical Dictation is curated by the Russian Geographical Society following the initiative of the Russian President Vladimir Putin since 2015. This year, the test took place across 123 countries on 6,460 examination forums. *ot