Community News – Winter 2015


The AA Group at St Andrew’s Church is English speaking and meets every evening in the basement of the church as follows:

Monday-Friday 19:30
Saturday 17:00
Sunday 18:00

For more information, please contact Steve J: +7 985 211 7140, or Andy: +7 905 265 2118.


New fast casual Texmex restaurant in Moscow – Bite. Mexican inspired, authentic recipes: burritos, tacos, quesadilla, nachos and deserts. Prepared with care from fresh and natural ingredients. Mexican Chef, modern design, English-speaking staff, cozy atmosphere. M. Belorusskaya, Lesnaya street ½

Selection_075English International School East well on the way to CIS Accreditation

EIS Moscow East are very involved in the Council of International Schools Accreditation process, a worldwide prestigious educational quality assurance kite mark. They have already very successfully completed their Preliminary Visit stage and are now working towards the full Accreditation Team Visit in March 2017.

The photograph is of the campus committee, consisting of the Principal, parents and students reviewing: Mission, Vision and Guiding Statements.

Join us for another Flying Banana Children’s Theatre premier!

Selection_077Stick Man, an adaptation of a story by Julia Donaldson (the creator of the Gruffalo).

Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three. But it’s dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Join Stick Man on his troublesome journey back to the family tree.

When: December 13th, 11am

Where: Nikitskaya JCC. Bolshaya Nikitskaya 47/2 (Barrikadnaya Metro)

Suitable for everyone aged 2 and over

Running time: 45 mins

Cost: 750 rubles, for children under 2 years – free entrance

The usual book sale from USBORNE BOOKS to accompany the event.

Selection_078International School Moscow’s Christmas Concert

The International School of Moscow will be hosting a Christmas concert at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church on December 15th at 6pm. All proceeds will be donated to the children’s charity: Diema’s Dream. For more information on how to attend one of our events please contact: [email protected]

Selection_079The Moscow Dragons Rugby Club

The Moscow Dragons RFC welcomes players of all ages, ability and gender. The club trains twice weekly and plays in summer and winter leagues. We field a men’s 15 in the Moscow Championship, an irregular veterans team and the women play regular 7s competitions. Our tours in Russia and overseas are legendary.
Info: [email protected]

International School of Moscow

Students at The International School of Moscow are celebrating record-breaking (I)GCSE results. Over half of all grades awarded were A* and A, the highest possible grades in these qualifications. This achievement is even more impressive in light of the declining number

Headteacher, Paul Keach, who is “absolutely delighted with the results” congratulated all the students on their “magnificent achievements.”

Selection_080Moscow International Choir

The Moscow International Choir’s annual charitable Christmas concerts will take place at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church on December 08th, 11th, and 14th, 2015.

Tickets can be booked by e-mail: [email protected]

This year’s programme consists of the Magnificat by J.S. Bach performed with an orchestra along with Christmas songs.


Beginners’ classes on Saturdays, held in English and Russian at the Esse Jazz Café.

Not essential to come with a partner.

For more information contact Richard
at [email protected]

or phone +7 903 558 71 35

Co-op Jive –

Selection_082Events: New Silk Road Award 2015 Winners – November 4, 2015

The Wirtschaftsclubrussland determined the winners of the Award New Silk Road in the beginning of November in Berlin. The selection out of 153 nominees was not easy for the international jury. The winners will be announced at the award ceremony, which will take place on December 4th in Berlin.

Selection_083Events: Wirtschaftsclubrussland Networking event – October 2015

The Wirtschaftsclub Russland held together with Alexander Graf Matuschka a networking event in Moscow, where flourishing opportunities for expatriates in Moscow were illustrated and discussed.

Selection_084Wirtschaftsclub Russland and Club ITAM

Wirtschaftsclub Russland and Club ITAM announce their New Year Reception, that will be held on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016. Location t.b.a. Key note speaker, Moscow’s leading macroeconomic analyst Chris Weafer (Macro Advisory, will comment on recent major developments in the Russian economy and politics (info:

Dr. Karin von Bismarck

Vorstandsvorsitzende WCR e.V.

[email protected]

+49 176 96 84 33 77

Giovanni Stornante

Club ITAM / Ass. Italiani a Mosca

mob. +7 926 2067660


The SWEA has a new president:
Cecilia Oskarsson

Email: [email protected]


Selection_086The White Ball

This year’s White Ball will be held on December the 12th this year. We have decided that all proceeds from tickets sales will go to our one and only John Roche’s favorite charity – Taganskaya children’s fund.

Date: December 12th, 2015

Time : 7 until …….

Location : Azimut Hotel, Olympiski prospect

Who: All of you wonderful people

Entertainment: The best in town

Price: 6500

For John, let us make this a night to remember and party party party. [email protected]

Selection_087Vera Hospice Foundation

Vera Hospice Foundation is excited to announce its Christmas charity event – Santa Claus FUNRUN! Join us on December 20 at Moscow VDNKh. All money raised will go to improve life, treatment and care for children with life-limiting diseases in Russia. Registration fee is only $20 – including a Santa suit and medal. For information please email us [email protected] or call
7 903 616 28 01

St. Andrews

The chaplain and church council of St. Andrews Anglican Church invite you to participate in the following events:

Dec. 5 – Christmas Bazaar

Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m. — Scottish dancing family event with supper

Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. — Service of Lessons and Carols

Dec. 24, Christmas Eve — 5 p.m. Family Service, 10:30 p.m. Midnight Mass

Dec. 25, Christmas Day — 11 a.m. Family Service

Dec. 25, Boxing Day — 1 p.m. lunch at the Parsonage

St. Andrews is also launching two study courses this fall for those interested in learning about or deepening their Christian faith. Find out more at