Another Big Donation

American philanthropist George Soros will donate between $300 million and $500 million to Russia over the next three years, he announced Monday. Soros listed seven targets for the donations: health care, particularly for mothers and newborns; education, to shore up mathematics and science teaching; cultural institutions; books and periodicals for libraries; extension of Internet services to schools, hospitals, museums and libraries; law courses at universities; and job training for former military officers. The United States provided less than $100 million in aid to Russia last year.

Click here to comment on this story »

Where does the money go?

sponsored You’ve probably heard of co-ops: food co-ops, childcare co-ops, housing co-ops, energy co-ops.



Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile