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The Nigerian Community Russia 
A non-government, non-profit social association of Nigerians and persons of Nigerian descent residing (permanently or temporarily) in Russia, has regional chapters and aimed at promoting unity and brotherhood amongst Nigerians and promoting Nigerian cultural heritage, it also assists newly arrived Nigerians to adapt to Russian culture and be law abiding.; 


“Nastenka” Charity Fund for the Children with Oncological Diseases holds meetings every Thursday at the SW café (Tverskaya st., 18a, M. Pushkinskaya) 19:00 – 21:00.
Everyone has a chance to offer financial help to the children undergoing their treatment in the Scientific Research Institute of children’s Oncology. Donations of the developmental games and other necessities are of value as well.
17th May – Charity Bowling Tournament, 19:00, “Apelsin” Bowling Club, B. Gruzinskaya, 15, M. Krasnopresnenskaya.
The donation for participation in the tournament - $1500,
tel: 980-53-77, 8 926 246 0912 (Anastasiya Severina)

International Women`s Club Charities Donation Office
The Charities Donations Office of the International Women’s Club of Moscow receives many donations of various items. These are sorted by volunteers at the office and then distributed to the 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.
Address: 3, Gruzinsky Pereulok, Entrance 1, Apt. 1A (M. Belosusskaya) and is open on Mondaysfrom 11 am to 1 pm (at other times by appointment). During office hours call 8-916-136-49-55. There are also regular collections of donations at Pakrovsky Hills, Rosinka and Park Place.
For more information please, send a e-mail to:

Big Change charity organization, raising funds for the Children Houses in Russia.
May 13, Sunday. Literary-musical lounge. Charity Concert by the students of the Gnesin Musical College. Starts at 14:00
May 20, Sunday.
Exhibition at the Nikolina Gora (Hill), opening day of the exhibition-sale of the art works by the graduates and inmates of Children’s Houses.

DownsideUp – aims to improve the quality of life for children with Down syndrome. We do this specifically within the Russian Federation in direct early intervention and education and social services to children and their families. Additionally we assist families from further a-field through electronic, written and verbal communication and support.
For current events and support contact or call 367-10-00, 367-26-36


Moscow English Teacher`s Club
A social networking club for Moscow English teachers meets monthly near central Moscow. Every two weeks the conversational group meets for discussions on aspects of PSYCHOLOGY. Refreshments are served and the entrance fee is 50 roubles. Call for details and the location of the next meeting: 616-9236 or 8-903-535-0179

Practice your Russian!
Are you a wannabe Russian speaker who finds it difficult to practice? Would you like help from a “Café Club” that meets on weekly basis? Contact Simon on

Democrats Abroads meets on the third Thursday of each month for political discussion at La Hacieda, 13 Komsomolsky Prospect (M. Park Kultury)

The International Women’s Club of Moscow holds their regular informal coffee morning at the Hard Rock Café, on Tuesday, May 15th, 10-12 PM, reservations are not required.
The formal Coffee Morning is on May 24th from 10 to 12; May, 22nd is business-lunch at #1 Red Square,13:00, please call for reservations Monica Howkins 8-916-535-5494

American Women`s Organization (AWO) regular coffee meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at Hard Rock Café, 2nd floor, from 10.30am to 12.30 p.m.
Address: 44, ul. Stary Arbat, M. Smolenskaya, 205-8335.
This organization provides social, educational and cultural programs for members living in Moscow. Full membership is extended to the citizens of All North Amercian countries – Canada, the USA and Mexico – or those married to North Americans. Associate memberships offered to other nationalities on the first come, first served basis. FO more information, please, send a e-mail to

African Women in Moscow
AWIM is a social group that offers various activities for families and children. Membership is open to all African women and the female spouse of African countries nationals. Guests are welcome. Contact at
For more detail check the web-site:

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.
For more information, please, visit
or send a e-mail to

The British Women’s Club
Do you have children in Moscow? Don’t despair! Members of the British Women’s Club can join the BWC Family Network! Regular activities and events are organized according to age (0-16+), including a Mother & Toddler group Mums’ Nights Out and Famihardly Sunday Branches. The British Women’s Club is open to British Passport holders and partners of the British Passport holders.
For further information and to join, please visit

Canadian Social Group
CWIM (Canadian Women in Moscow) is open to any Canadian spouses/partners living in Moscow. Coffee morning once a month.
Contact details:

The Canadian Embassy hosts a pub night at the Embassy every Friday night throughout the year Contact the Community Liaison Officer at:

Kulturkreis Moskau / German-language Cultural Circle Moscow
Contact Dirk Misgajski:
and Nina Semenovna (495) 541-80-80

Moskva Accueil
An association and support network for French-speaking women.
For information on meetings, please, write to:,
and visit,
for general information visit

English Language Evenings
The Chekhov Cultural Centre, 6 Strastnoi Bulvar. M. Chekhovskaya. 50 r.
Please, check for confirmed dates

Rotaract Moscow International Club
invites all those aged 18 to 30, both Russian and International, to join its members. Meetings every Wednesday at 8pm. neart M. Serpukhovskaya. Three main areas of focus include professional development, leadership development and service projects (both local and international)
Contact at:

Swedish Women’s Educational Association (SWEA)

Attention all Swedish-speaking women! SWEA has opened in Moscow and you are welcome to join. SWEA is a global network for Swedish-speaking women who live or lived abroad. Monthly coffee-mornings and activities daytime as well as night-time for those who work.
For more information go to
or call Ulla-Stina Ardevall 915-67-67

Music, Dance, Theatre

More tenors and basses wanted this season at the Moscow International Choir for rehearsals of Mozart’s “Requiem”. Concerts in May. All levels, ages, nationalities are welcome.
Contact Cooper at 917-552-8339 or come/see/try Tue., 7 p.m., St. Andrew’s Church, 8 Voznesensky pereulok.

Sing with Moscow Oratori, the choir for the amateurs who want to be above amateur standard!
Rehearsals Wed. at 7 p.m., Liguistic Gymnasium, 3, Novinsky Bulvar (M. Smolenskaya), third-floor hall.
Call Carol Sorrenti: 8-910-446-57-11,

Social Dance Lessons for expats. Friendly English speaking instructors, easy learning method, flexibale schedule and locations.
For more information and to enroll call 229-1199


Hikers, Walkers and Nature Lovers meet every Sunday to hike in forests around Moscow. Info about meeting points, distances, etc. can be found at We are international community and welcome expats as well as short time visitors.

The Hash House Harriers, a drinking/social club with a running problem, meet Sun. at 4 p.m. near Mayakovskaya metro station to run for 40 minutes to an hour at a gentle pace. Drinks after. $5,
Call 364-9936,

Fancy a game of rugby followed by a cold beer on Saturday afternoon? Join the Moscow Dragons Rugby Club, Moscow expat rugby team! We welcome players of all abilities and social members.

Moscow Softball League invites you to join the 2007 season. They play on Saturday afternoons and Sunday evenings from May 12 through the summer.
Players and teams interested in joining should contact the commissioner, Geoffrey, at 234-4520,

Expat Field Hockey Club invites women and men to play hockey every Saturday from 3 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. at Sokolniki Football Training Center (M. Sokolniki). Beginners welcome. Sticks provided. 250 roubles.
Contact Vineet Arora: 768-7317 or

Women`s Football Club is open to all women who are ready to have fun playing a bit of unprofessional football every Sun. from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. near Aeroport metro station.
For more information contact Natalie at

Want to Play Football (Soccer)?
If you are an expat, 28 or over, there’s competitive but friendly league. Eight teams, four 11-a-side games every week-end. Shashlik and a beer afterward.
If you play to a reasonable standard e-mail

Culture and more

Russian-Indian Heritage Academy invites all to attend various courses, week-end seminars and practical individual yoga and meditation sessions to release the problems related to stress, diabetes and asthma.
For details e-mail
or visit

The Belgian Expat Evening holds their regular mettings. We get together to talk, eat and drink, speak Flemish, French, Russian, English.
Call ahead to Jos (220-56-81) or Yuri/Akmal (628-76-02)


St.Andrew Anglican Church Moscow, Sung eucharist on Sun. at 11 a.m.
Holy Communion at 7 p.m. Wed., Bible study after at 7:30p.m., 8 Voznesensky per. M. Okhotny Ryad, Pushkinskaya, 629-0990,

Moscow Protestant Chaplaincy at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, meets every Sun. at 3 p.m. Childcare for service, Sunday School, a 7th-12th grade youth group following the service.
8 Voznesensky per. M. Okhotny Ryad, Pushkinskaya, Call 143-3562 write to visit

Moscow Good News Church Sunday Services at 10 am. Sunday school, youth meetings. the central meeting place is situated at 6 Novosuschevsky Pereulok, M. Novoslobodskaya. The South Moscow Good News Church meets at Shalom Theater, which is located at 71, Varshavskoe shosse, M. Varshavskaya. Sunday Services are held at 10am and 1 pm. Children’s Ministry is provided at both services.
Contact: (495) 517-38-09;;

Orthodox Shabbat Morning Services near Marina Roshcha synagogue (M. Savyolovskaya).

For more information, contact Rabbi Avraham Berkowitz at 130-65-28

Moscow International Christian Assembley Contemporary English-speaking worship service every Sunday from 11 am to 1 pm. Translation is available into Russian, French, Spanish, German and Chinese. Childcare is provided to children through age 3 and Sunday School for children through age 12.
Services are currently held at Radius Hall, 72 Prospekt Mira, M. Rizhskaya.
Contact: (495) 603-08-53/54;

St. Catherine the Great Martyr Orthodox Church Representation of the Orthodox Church in America to the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the Orthodox Divine Liturgy with portions in English every Sunday at 10 am. The Parish houses the only Orthodox book store with English theological literature. 60/2 Bolshaya Ordynka, M. Dobryninskaya.
For more information see: or call (495) 959-1296 and ask for Father Zacchaeus, the Parish Dean, or write to

The Moscow Congregation for Progressive Judaism for information contact Rabbi Nelly Shulman (495) 724-16-36 


ICL Help Line Free Psychological Help Line 8-926-113-3373 A free, confidentional phone-in service, providing professional counseling in a descrete comfortable atmosphere. This service is provided by an international team of psychologists and psychotherapists experienced in counseling and psychotherapy. Counselling is available in Russian, English, French and Polish. 8:00 am – 11.00 pm daily. Contact


May 4
Swedish Russian Business Club
Cash Management Seminar
Radisson SAS Slavyanskaya Hotel
11:00 – 13:00
Call: (495) 961-32-55

SRBC members General Assembley - one of the most important events in club
Radisson SAS Slavyanskaya Hotel
Call: (495) 961-32-55

May 10
Breakfast with Victor Pleskachevsky, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Property
Marriott Grand Hotel
Rgistration is obligatory
Fx: 961-21-42

May 15
Seminar “Retail Banking

May 16
Business Networking Evening
Australian Ambassador Residence (tbc)

HR COMMITTEE: HR Conference "HR in a Difficult Environment"
Contact Ann Mitina
+7 (495) 721-17-60 ext 114

May 17

IT-TELECOM COMMITTEE: Round Table State-Private Partnership
Contact Ann Mitina
+7 (495)- 721-17-60 ext 114

May 17-20
VII International Moscow Fair “Tourism and Leaisure – 2007”
Gostinny Dvor Exhibition Hall, Ylinka, 4

May 21-23
The Days of Fur Seminars in Moscow (professionals of the industry only)
For information see
Call: 369-96-09

May 22
: Office Market Update
Contact Ann Mitina +7 (495) 721-17-60 ext 114

May 24
Contact Ann Mitina +7 (495)- 721-17-60 ext 114

May 28
: Mikhail Schmakov, Federation of Independent Trade Unions in Russia
Contact Ann Mitina +7 (495)- 721-17-60 ext 114

May 29
ENERGY COMMITTEE : Nord Stream Project: Why and for Whom?
Contact Ann Mitina +7 (495)- 721-17-60 ext 114

Official EDC Launch Event in Russia
: Technical Seminar and Luncheon
9:00 am
Swissotel Krasnye Holmy
Contact: Elena Settles, Regional Director
T:+7 (495) 230-6132
F:+7 (495) 787-2701

May 30
LEGAL COMMITTEE: Conference "Intellectual Property Rights"
Contact Ann Mitina +7 (495)- 721-17-60 ext 114

AEB with the support of EC Delegation hosts a full-day conference "Intellectual Property Rights in Russia: Today and Tomorrow".
The conference will focus on the following IPR aspects:

  • Part IV of the RF Civil Code – pros and cons, options to improve
  • Review of recent court practice in IP matters
  • Development of legislation on IP enforcement
  • IP related aspects of Licensing and Franchising
  • Compliance of Russian IP Legislation with WTO/TRIPS requirements
  • We are pleased to announce sponsorship opportunities for this conference!

Contact Anna Mitina, AEB Events Coordinator, or, tel 721-17-60 ext 114.

May 31 – June 6
International Jewelry Moscow
Gostinny Dvor, Ylinka, 4

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