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American Women’s Organization (AWO)
Coffee mornings on October 5 and 19 at Hard Rock cafe, 2nd Floor, from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. 44 Ul. Stary Arbat, M. Smolenskaya, (095) 205 8335. Social, educational and cultural programs for members living in Moscow. Full membership is extended to citizens of all North American countries – Canada, the US and Mexico – or those married to North Americans. Associate memberships are offered to other nationalities on a first come, first served basis. For more information please send an e-mail to:

British Women’s Club
British Passport Holders and partners of British passport holders are welcome. Regular coffee mornings for members and newcomers on the 2nd Tuesday of every month (October 12). For more information please visit for details or send an e-mail to:

The British Women’s Club Family Network
Members of the British Women’s Club can join the BWC Family Network by either sending an e-mail with contact details to:, or by signing up at the next BWC monthly meeting. Regular Family Network meetings are organised according to age group (from 0 to 16+) and a monthly children’s guide is automatically e-mailed to members, along with invitations and information on family Sunday brunches, group outings and other events. For more information visit or send an e-mail to:

The Dutch Women’s Group “The Tulips”
Dutch-speaking women in Moscow are welcome to join. Morning coffee once a month. Approximately once every three months social/ cultural activities are organized. On October 13 the “Tulips” will visit “Style and Construction” exhibition by one of the group’s members. For information call Carla Wielaard, (095) 959 0828. Other contacts: Cathalijne van Melle, (095) 953 9371/ or Carla Wielaard, (095) 959 0828/

Canadian Social Group
Membership is open to women and men who hold Canadian passports and their spouses. Contact: The Canadian Embassy hosts a pub night at the Embassy every Friday night throughout the year. Contact the Community Liaison Officer at:

International Women’s Club
General Meeting on October 20 at the Embassy of Bulgaria, 66 Mosfilmovskaya Ul., M. Universitet or Kievskaya (+ bus). Contact Barbara Spier

Kulturkreis Moskau / German-Language Cultural Circle Moscow
Contact Dirk Misgajski: and Nina Semyonova (095) 541 8080

Moskva Accueil
An association and support network for French-speaking women. For information on meetings please visit pages/etepag.html. For more information on Mosvka Accueil in general please visit

Turkish Women Organization
General meetings every first Tuesday of each month. Street guiding tours every second Thursday of each month. For further information contact Ozlem Bagci at 8 903 167 1618 or:

English Language Evenings
October 14 at 7 pm lecture by John Harrison, editor of Passport Magazine titled: “The ‘60s – My View” Venue: The Chekhov Cultural Center, 6 Strastnoi Bulvar. M. Chekhovskaya. 50 Rubles

Rotaract Moscow International Club
Rotaract Moscow International Club is inviting all those of age 18 to 30, both Russian and international, to join its members. Meetings every Wednesday at 8 pm, near M. Serpukhovskaya. Three main areas of focus include professional development, leadership development, and service projects (both locally and internationally). e-mail:  

International English-Language Crisis Line
Provides free English-language professional telephone counseling. Please call the Crisis Line at 8 926 113 3373


International Women’s Club Charities Donations Office
The Charities Donations Office of the International Women’s Club of Moscow receives many donations of various items. These are sorted by the volunteers at the office and then redistributed to IWC Charities’ projects with baby houses, orphanages, foster families, the elderly, street children, soup kitchens, prisons and holding centers, the handicapped and hospitals, and other charity organizations and individuals in need. Please notice that Donations’ Office is not closed during the summer. The Donations Office is located at 3 Gruzinsky Pereulok, Entrance 1, Apt 1A (ground floor, M. Belorusskaya; open on Mondays from 11.00 to 13.00 (at other times by appointment). During office hours you can reach us at 8 916 136 4955. For more information, please send an e-mail to: There are also regular collections of donations at Pokrovsky Hills, Rosinka & Park Place. For details on these please also contact the IWC Donations Office at the above address or contact Barbara Spier at 796 9325 (work) or e-mail

Taganka Children’s Fund
October 22 Trafalgar Ball at Marriott Grand Hotel on Tverskaya Street. Charity event with 260 seats available will aid “Taganka Children’s Fund” for whom we hope to raise US$50,000. As this year is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, there are events going on world wide to commemorate this day. As such we will also be using the International brand of Trafalgar 200. Ticket price US$200 includes 4 course meal, drinks, entertainment and lots of prizes in a lottery. Auctioning before the event for a replica of the “Victory”, the ship that was Captained by Admiral Lord Nelson who won the battle. Current bids stand at US$7500. Contact Don Scott: (095) 255 7891, (095) 761 3258;;;

Religious Practices

The Moscow Congregation for Progressive Judaism
Regular English-language Reform night services in Moscow. Friday night services start at 7 pm and are normally held at JCC Nikitskaya, 47/3 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ul. (near M. Barrikadnaya). October 3: Rosh-a-Shana (Jewish New Year) service Contact Rabbi Nelly Shulman (095) 724 1636 or 201 3711

Moscow International Christian Assembly – a Church for All Nations
Contemporary English-speaking worship service with a relevant message for today’s society. Translation available into Russian, French, Spanish, German, & Chinese. Nursery provided for the tiny tots and a fun Sunday School for kids available too. Every Sunday,11am to 1pm. 72 Prospekt Mira, Radius Hall, (095) 603 0803/4, M. Rizhskaya;

The Moscow Protestant Chaplaincy
Welcomes members of the Englishspeaking community to worship services every Sunday at 3.00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Church, Voznesenskiy Pereulok 8, near M. Arbatskaya, Okhotny Ryad, and Pushkinskaya. Sunday School, nursery, and weekly educational programs are also available. For more information, please call Pastor John Calhoun at (095) 143 3562, or email to

St Andrew’s Church
Sunday services at 8:30 am, 11 am and 6.30 pm. 8 Voznesensky Per., M. Pushkinskaya, (095) 229 0990

Kagyu Samye Dzong Tibetan Meditation School
A Tibetan Buddhist meditation. Instruction in meditation, study, reflection and contemplation in a supportive group environment. Teachings in English with Russian translation. Every day except Tue and Wed, 7-9 pm. Check the website for details. Address: 30, 6/34 Ul. Pravdy, 10 minutes walk from M. Belorousskaya. Call Lucy at 8 910 477 2138

Sahaja Yoga Meditation
Personality development and stress management. Free meditation classes available to relieve you from tensions, anxiety, worries and other illnesses. Join every Wednesday from 6.30 to 8.30 pm at 3 Ul. D. Ulyanova, Library No.95, M. Akademicheskaya. For further information call (095) 135 1176 or 8 903 764 5149 or (095) 359-5390.


Extravaganza 2005
Luxury Lifestyle Exhibition. October 21 to 22. Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel. Organized by Shorex Ltd.

14 Krasnopresnenskaya Nab., M. Krasnopresnenskaya or Ulitsa 1905 Goda

Agroprodmash 2005
10th International Exhibition of Machinery and Equipment for agro-industrial complex. Pavilions 1, 2 (Halls 1,2 and 3), 5 (Halls 1 and 2), 6 and Forum Pavilion. October 3-6. Tel.: (095) 255 3735

Modern Bakery 2005
11th International Exhibition of Bakery Equipment and Ingredients. Pavilions 3 and 7 (Hall 2). October 3-6. Tel.: (095) 255 2545

Interdrink 2005
13th International Exhibition of Spirits, Wines, Soft Drinks and Equipment. Pavilion 7 (Hall1). October 3-5. Tel.: (095) 205 7570

Controlling and Measuring Equipment 2005
2nd Russian Week of Controlling, Analyzing and Measuring Equipment. Pavilions 5. October 3-6. Tel.: (095) 255 2762

Autocomplex 2005
11th International Exhibition of Filling Station and Equipment, Car Accessories and Maintenance, Garage and Parking Pavilions 7 (Halls 3, 4, 5 and 6) October 4-6. Tel.: (095) 255 2545

Sklad. Transport. Logistika 2005/ Storage. Transport. Logistics 2005
12th International Exhibition of Logistics, Transportation, Automation and Mechanization of Storage and Handling Operations. Pavilions 1. October 17-21 Tel.: (095) 255 3799

Chipexpo 2005
3rd International Exhibition of Electronics and Microelectronics Forum Pavilion. October 18-20
Tel.: (095) 202 7535

Mir Detstva 2005/ World of Childhood 2005
11th International Exhibition of Goods and Services for Children and Teenagers, New Educational and Personality Developing Programmes and 6th International Festival of Balloons. Pavilions 4, 6, 7 (Halls 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6). October 18-21
Tel.: (095) 255 3943

Obuv. Mir Kozhi. Autumn 2005/ Shoes. Leather Products. Autumn 2005
23rd International Exhibition of Shoes and Leather Products. Pavilions 2 (Halls 1, 2 and 3). October 18-21 Tel.: (095) 255 2638

PTA. Progressive Technologies in Automation 2005
5th Exhibition of Equipment and Technologies for Process Automation and Embedded Control Systems. Pavilions 3. October 18-21.
Tel.: (095) 205 7535

Wine and Spirits 2005
2nd Russian International Wine and Spirits Fair. Pavilions 3 October 26-28 Tel.: (095) 255 3927

Fur. Russia 2005
12th International Fur and Fur Processing Trade Fair. Pavilions 5. October 28-30 Tel.: (095) 255 2545

Intertool. Exposvarka. Mera 2005
8th International Exhibition of Tools, Metalworking and Manufacturing. 6th International Exhibition of Welding Equipment and Related Processes. 12th International Exhibition of Measurement, Control & Automation Technology. Pavilions 1, Forum Pavilion. October 31 – November 3. Tel.: (095) 255 3928

Stroyindustriya I Arkhitektura 2005/ Building Industry and Architecture 2005
13th International Exhibition of Architecture, Construction and Building Industry. 11th International Salon or Urban Infrastructure and Municipal Management – Expogorod 2005. Pavilions 4 and 7 (Halls 5 and 6). October 31 – November 4. Tel.: (095) 255 3734

Kantsexpo 2005
13th International Exhibition of Stationary and Office Equipment Pavilions 7 (Halls 3 and 4). October 31 – November 3. Tel.: (095) 255 3727 Reklama 2005 13th International Exhibition of Advertising. Pavilions 2 (Halls 1, 2 and 3). October 31 – November 4 Tel.: (095) 255 2676

2 Crocus City Trade and Exhibition Complex, Krasnogorsk-4, Krasnogorsk, Moscow Region, (095) 727 2424

Cosmetic & Household Ingredients
International exhibition of raw materials and ingredients for cosmetics and household chemistry.
October 5-6. Pavilion 2, (Hall 10)

PolygraphInter 2005
International exhibition of printing equipment, technologies, materials and services. October 10-16. Pavilion 1, (Halls 1, 2, 3 and 4).

Skrepka Expo
International exhibition of office supplies.
October 12-15. Pavilion 2, (Hall 11)

I Saloni Worldwide Furnishing Ideas Made in Italy
International exhibition of Italian furniture. October 12-15. Pavilion 2, (Halls 5, 6, 7, 8)

Pir 2005/ Feast 2005
8th International exhibition of hospitality industry.
October 26-29. Pavilion 1, (Halls 1, 2, 3, 4)

Moscow Watch Salon 2005
7th International exhibition of watches and watch accessories October 26-30. Pavilion 2, (Hall 6)

Conferences and other events

10th International CIS Telecom Strategy Summit
organized by Adam Smith Institute October 4 to 6. Renaissance Moscow Hotel
contact: Masha Egorova on tel: +44 20 7490 3774 or email:

The International Leadership Summit
October 11 to12. EXPOCENTR
Organised by Corporate Communications Ltd, London Contact: Anna Price Alla Fedulova +44 207490 3774 7 095 775 0070  

Russian CIO Summit
October 9 to 11. Foresta Tropicana Hotel Organized by: Fort-Ross Marketing Agency, 4CIO Club, St Petersburg Club of IT-directors. Contact:

Independent Software Developers Forum (ISDEF)
4th International Forum devoted to issues of software development and distribution. October 13 to 16. Organized by: ISDEF Vinogradovo Holiday Inn. Contact: Maxim Fadeev

2nd Russia and CIS Broadband 2005 Summit
October 31 to November 2. Mariott Grand Hotel Organized by: ITE LLC Moscow Contact: Viktoria Shlepikova (095) 935 73 50,

Russo-British Chamber of Commerce Events

For time and venue details please contact Oxana Bagreyeva at (095) 961 2160,

October 5
Business Networking Event – DHL & Orchestra Simple Pleasures Restaurant

Main Event October 12-13
RBCC Russia Talk 2005 For more information see

October 17
Round Table: Corporate and Social Responsibility Deloitte

October 24
Business Breakfast with the CBI Baltschug Kempinsky Hotel

October 27
Seminar: Taxation Seminar – PGP, Baltschug Kempinski Hotel

Association of European Businesses

21 4th Tverskaya-Yamskaya Ul., (095) 721 1760,

October 4
Corporate Governance: Rating Standards

October 6
Real Estate Committee
: Open Event

October 7
Energy Committee
: Briefing by V. Milov, President of the Institute of Energy Policy, “Russian Energy Policy: Challenges in a Broader Context” Open Event

October 11
Banking Committee: Round Table “Currency Regulation and Control in the Russian Federation”

October 14
World Bank Open Meeting with Kristalina Georgieva, Moscow Director Resident, dedicated to the World Bank report on the major economic trends and issues facing the Russian economy.

October 18
IT Committee
: Round Table on “The IT Challenge to meet the EU-Russian Roadmap up to 2020 (SCM in Food Industry)“ Open event

October 26
Corporate Governance Working Group and Legal Committee: Round table - Corruption in Russia

October 28
Taxation Committee: Envisaged Changes into Articles 20 and 40 of the Tax Code

British Council

1 Nikoloyamskaya Ul., (095) 782 0200,

October 4 to 10
New British film Festival

CDP/35 MM cinema hall (47/24 Ul. Pokrovka,) and “Khudozhestvenni” cinema (14 Arbat square). Contact: Elena Shampanova (095) 782 0200.

October 24 and 25
Russian-British Seminar on Science Policy
Contact: Oleg Eletsky (095) 782 02 00

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