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Ian Hay-Campbell, the British Embassy's press attach?, and his wife, Margaret, who works at the British Council, will be leaving Moscow Nov. 14. They will spend some time in London before Hay-Campbell takes up his new post as deputy high commissioner in Harare, Zimbabwe. Michael Haddock, who is currently with the Foreign Service in London, will replace Campbell. This will be Haddock's second time in Moscow. He served as a commercial officer for the British Embassy here in the '80s. Haddock and his wife, Irene, will arrive in mid-November.

Lou Naumovski, resident representative in Russia for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, will return to the bank's headquarters in London after more than five years in Moscow. Naumovski will continue working on Russian projects with the bank's Russian team as senior banker, and expects to visit Moscow and the regions frequently. He is being replaced by Neil Parison, formerly a partner and head of the Corporate Finance and Consulting practice at Coopers & Lybrand in

Moscow. Parison also has been in Russia more than five years.

Community Bulletin Board

The FULBRIGHT EXCHANGE PROGRAM provides opportunities for research, teaching or training for Russians in the United States for three to nine months in the fields of humanities, social sciences, economics, ecology and architecture and for archivists or librarians. Applications are available at the American Center at the Library of Foreign Literature, 1 Nikoloyamskaya Ulitsa. Informational lectures for Russians on program opportunities also will be at the American Center Wednesday, next Monday and Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. Program deadlines for the 1998-99 academic year are Oct. 31 and Dec. 1, 1997. For more information, contact the Fulbright Exchange Program at 965-3261 or 234-0813, or e-mail Americans and other expatriates in Russia interested in Fulbright grants can contact the program to learn how to apply in their native country.

The INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB will have a newcomers coffee morning from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Embassy of Tanzania, 33 Pyatnitskaya Ulitsa. Metro: Novokuznetskaya. Also the charities group will have its monthly meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Planet Hollywood, 23B Ulitsa Krasnaya Presnya. For details call Marielena at 956-4124, Lorna at 967-3166 or Jill at 956-1030.

HIKERS, WALKERS AND NATURE LOVERS will meet at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on the center of the platform at the Tushinskaya metro station for a 12-kilometer hike to New Jerusalem. For more information call Julia at 459-5942.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY GRADUATES living in Moscow are invited to the inaugural alumni meeting at 6 p.m. Saturday at the John Bull Pub, 4 Smolenskaya Ploshchad. For more information call Lavell Thompson at 207-5523 (home) or 232-5511 (work).

ARC, or ACTION FOR RUSSIA'S CHILDREN, will have a charity dinner at Brasserie du Soleil, 23 Taganskaya Ulitsa, on Sunday, Nov. 9. Tickets, which cost $60, are available from the restaurant by calling 258-5900 or from ARC. Call 945-2493, for more information. No tickets will be sold at the door.

The AMERICAN WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION will have its fourth annual Holiday Harvest Charity Craft Fair from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the composer's hall at the Radisson Slavjanskaya Hotel, 2 Berezhkovskaya Naberezhnaya. Sales will be in rubles only. Admission to the fair is a donation of canned foods, toys or money. The proceeds from the sale will be given to selected Russian charities. For more information call 202-8192.

The American Women's Organization will host a CHILDREN'S HALLOWEEN PARTY at Planet Hollywood, 23B Krasnaya Presnya Ulitsa, at 1 p.m. Saturday. There will be face painting, lunch, movies, a costume contest, a balloon artist and trick or treating within the building. The party costs $15 per child for offspring of the organization's members, $20 for each of the nonmembers' children. For further information contact Nancy at 203-3094, Kathi at 284-0530 or Jane at 190-4366.

The American Women's Organization's SPEAKER SERIES continues at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday in the Radisson Slavjanskaya Hotel, 2 Berezhkovskaya Naberezhnaya. This month's speaker is Prince Vladimir Obolenski. He will discuss Russian nobility, history, the monarchy and his experience in the prison camps. The cost is $20 for organization members, $25 for nonmembers. A small lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Lois at 229-2265.

A running club, the MOSCOW ROAD RUNNERS, meets at 11 a.m. Sundays for an 8-kilometer fun run at the entrance to Sokolniki Park. Metro: Sokolniki. For more information call Maria Kozloski at 755-8818 or 281-2183.


The CALVARY CHAPEL (Protestant), holds services in English with Russian translation at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. Sundays at the Krosna cinema, 29 Ulitsa Presnensky Val. For details call 499-2447.

CATHOLIC MASS services for the German-speaking community are held at 10 a.m. Sundays at the German Embassy, 56 Mosfilmovskaya Ulitsa. For details call 245-0297.

The CHRISTIAN SCIENCE GROUP holds Russian-English services at 11 a.m. Sundays and at 7 p.m. every first Wednesday of the month. Ring the doorbell at 14 Sushchovsky Val behind the Novoslobodskaya metro station. For details call 158-6096.

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS (Mormon) holds Russian-language services at 9 a.m. and English-language services at 11 a.m. Sundays at Dom Kultury Krasny Oktyabr, 7 Vishnyovaya Ulitsa. Metro: Tushinskaya. For information call 198-1018 or 158-5956 or e-mail

UNIVERSAL CHURCH, a Christian interdenominational church, is providing spiritual counseling and support for those who are in despair. Call the Spiritual S.O.S. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 133-8166.

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