Annual Report 2015


Charitable activities

The Company approves a Charitable Activities Plan for each year.

A total of RUB 730 mln were allocated for charity in the reporting year.

In 2015, Russian Railways:

  • provided assistance to railway transportation employees and retirees affected by flooding in the Primorye Region;
  • provided charitable assistance for repair and restoration work at the Holy-Transfiguration Valaam Monastery and Novo Jerusalem Monastery;
  • provided support for the creative activities of musicians Valery Gergiyev, Vladimir Spivakov and Yury Bashmet;
  • provided support in organising and hosting the Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival;
  • allocated funds to support the activities of Moscow State University of Railway Engineering and Petersburg State Transport University;
  • provided charitable assistance to orphanages and children’s hospices;
  • organised free and discounted transportation as part of charitable activities.