Rus News Journal

That George Soros has equipped in Russia

C 1987 for 1995 George Soros`s charities in Russia was carried out through the international fund the Cultural initiative and the International scientific fund. Now all programs are spent through institute the Open society with the central office in Moscow and branches in St.-Petersburg, Nizhni Novgorod and Novosibirsk. Projects the Open society in Moscow: fund Pushkin library ; Association of regional library consortia, association the Internet - Society ; the International institute of tolerance and intercultural dialogue; Open committee on a media policy; regional public organisation the Center of support of social and gender programs ; Institute of strategic development of municipal unions; Lawyers for constitutional laws and freedom ; Institute of the cultural policy, Open institute of health of the population. In St.-Petersburg the Fund of a name of D.S.Lihacheva, in Nizhni Novgorod - fund " is supported; Open region in Novosibirsk - fund Open Siberia. Agency of regional development . The programs which are carried out by the Soros fund: the Development of education the Public contract population Health Small cities the Female network program . In particular, on the project Pushkin library which purpose to help the Russian libraries, in 1998 it has been spent $3,1 million, in 2002 - $2 million For 15 years of charities in Russia Soros has spent about $950 million