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Regarding factually inaccurate information in an article in The Times 30 October 2016

On 30 October 2016, The Times published an article entitled “Revealed: Putin’s true-blue Tory friends” where they say that the Endowment for Saint Andrew the First-Called Foundation, registered in Switzerland, covered the expenses related to participation of Robert Oulds, the head of Bruges Group, and Ben Harris-Quinney, Chairman of Bow Group think tank, in the International Forum “Large Family and the Future of Humanity” which was held in 2014 in Moscow.

The Endowment for St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation confirms that this claim is false.

The Endowment for St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation is an independent organization. It functions with the sole purpose of studying and preserving the Russian national heritage in Russia and abroad and it has nothing to do with activity of governmental authorities of the Russian Federation or with activity of any political party in Russia or any other country.

The conclusions made by Andrew Gilligan, the author of the article, are unfounded and inaccurate.


The Foundation of St. Andrew the First-Called and the Metropolia of Patras of the Greek Orthodox Church held the International Conference on “The Voice of Saint Andrew the First-Called in the Modern World” in Patras, Greece. Participants discussed probable answers to the “challenges of the modern world” – for example, “dissolution of civilizational identity of […]


On behalf of the Foundation of St. Andrew the First-Called the cooperation agreement was signed by Vladimir Yakunin as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation. On behalf of the Karić Brothers Foundation the agreement was signed by Dragomir Karić, its founder and head, Deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of […]