The charity event organized by The Moscow Times and Big Brothers Big Sisters

The charity event organized by The Moscow Times and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Russia at Marriott Aurora hotel on December 15 . New Year's Rehearsal.Russian Style

The Moscow Times presents the second album of children's drawings

In newspapers and on the internet there are often stories about children who need help. Once we read the history of a young girl who had been bedridden since birth. Her mother didn’t ask for money, although she badly needed them. She only asked for a camera with a special tripod (the child only had use of one hand).

The Moscow Times invites to "The Nutcracker" ice show

The Moscow Times «Create yourself» program in partnership with Stage Entertainment invites children to see "The Nutcracker" - New Year ice story at "Luzniki".

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About the project

When a man sees the results of his work – a built house, a growing tree, a picture, a written story, he is happy because he realizes that he doesn’t live in vain. And it is a special pleasure when other people – your family, friends and colleagues acknowledge your achievements.

That’s why we would like to give children an opportunity to become creators notwithstanding their physical condition. A web site and photo album with their works will stand as evidence that we can do a lot in art and life.


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Black Diamond

Black Diamond

Ingra and I agreed to meet at the “Coffeehouse” near Belorusskaya. I was a little late and flew into the cafe, not noticing amidst the hurrying pedestrians the pretty, young, pregnant girl standing near the entrance. Then she called me and we finally found each other. Inga Medvedeva was a champion paralympic athlete in skiing. She was 27 and awaiting the arrival of her child. When you see how she walks along the street, you don’t even realize she’s missing a leg. While we drank tea, Inga told me her story.
Seryozhka

Seryozhka

This story begins on 3 October 1997 in a small northern town when her firstborn child appeared on the earth—a son. She and her husband anxiously awaited his birth, made plans, and dreamed about what he would become. But the first sign of trouble burst out with the child’s first scream.
I like Sunday more than Monday... (Polleena Grigoryeva)

I like Sunday more than Monday... (Polleena Grigoryeva)

Our daughter is 13, she studies in the 7th form. Despite of the fact that Polly has hearing disability (her left ear doesn't hear at all and her right ear suffers from serious sensorineural hearing loss), the girl has been studying from the very start at an ordinary secondary school with excellent marks in all the subjects. She has taken part in many contests and has been a success. We would like to hope Polleena's example could inspire other families with disabled children.

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Pepeliaev, Goltsblat & Partners

Pepeliaev, Goltsblat & Partners is the largest full service law firm based in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The firm supports its clients in all spheres of Russian law throughout Russia, the CIS and abroad. The main areas of specialization include: legal support for FDI projects in Russia, land, real estate, construction, natural resources, corporate, intellectual property, tax, commercial, litigation and arbitration, customs and exchange regulations.

CAF

CAF (Charities Aid Foundation) – is a non-commercial organisation committed to efficient giving. Our history in the UK dates back to 1924 when we took part in the work of the National Council of Social Service (now the National Council for Voluntary Organisations or NCVO) as its Charities Department; we were established as an independent charity in 1974. CAF's first office abroad opened its doors in 1992 in the USA. Today, CAF has a network of representative offices and sister organisations covering five continents. Our patron is HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT.

The German Printing Factory

The German Printing Factory is a modern magazine-catalogue printing complex and the largest publishing facility of offset printing in Russia. A wide range of possibilities are available on site with modern equipment. Specializing in multi-page and full-color products, The German Printing Factory provides a stable and expected result absolutely on schedule.

Kodak

As the world's foremost imaging innovator, Kodak helps consumers, businesses, and creative professionals unleash the power of pictures and printing to enrich their lives.

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To help children


Карапетян Сюзанна/Karapetyan Sjuzanna

Карапетян Сюзанна/Karapetyan Sjuzanna

Диагноз: Дефект межжелудочковой перегородки

Diagnosis: Defect of the interventricular septum.

Елена Лобынцева/Elena Lobintseva

Елена Лобынцева/Elena Lobintseva

Диагноз: Диспластический сколиоз IV степени

Diagnosis: dysontogenetic scoliosis of the 4th degree

Коваленко Максим/Kovalenko Maksim

Коваленко Максим/Kovalenko Maksim

Диагноз: Двусторонняя сенсоневральная глухота на оба уха, состояние после операции кохлеарной имплантации в апреле 2010г.

Diagnosis: bilateral sensorineural deafness, condition after cochlear implantation in April 2010

Other children

Сергеев Александр/Sergeev Alexander

Сергеев Александр/Sergeev Alexander

Диагноз: ВПС, вторичный ДМПП (15-17 мм)
Diagnosis: repeated atrial septal defect (15-17 mm)

Масленников Степан

Масленников Степан

Диагноз: высокозлокачественная и малоизученная атипичная опухоль центральной нервной системы

Хомутов Александр/Homutov Alexander

Хомутов Александр/Homutov Alexander

Диагноз: Диспластический правосторонний грудной сколиоз 4 ст.
Diagnosis: dysplastic thoracic scoliosis of the 4th degree

Other children