School Kids Creating Own Websites

Kazan Business Journal, №8 (32), April-May 2007

The second “School Site” contest was held recently, organized by Andrey Dashin’s Charitable Fund. What’s the connection between charity and the internet you ask? It’s quite obvious: getting teenagers engaged in something productive is a good way to keep them off the streets and away from the temptations of cigarettes and drugs. And what’s not good about that?

Don’t Regret Time Spent on Good Deeds

Tatarstan’s Elite, April 2007

For a businessman, the expression “time equals money” is an undisputed axiom. Today’s world demands from those who wish to reach their goals and get to the top a faster pace of life and the ability to make quick decisions. The schedule of a businessman is packed with meetings, trips, negotiations, conferences – every day is mapped out down to the minute.

Capital Comes from Hard Work

Where Is the Money, №8 (52), 20.03.07

Turning a hobby into a profession, finding something that is both enjoyable and profitable, is the dream of any student looking to work towards a future where money is not a concern. But not everyone is able to take their dream and turn it into a successful, dynamically-developing business.

Want an Apartment? Start a Business!

Time and Money, №47-48, 16.03.07

In the past few years, Kazan has undergone significant changes. The number of construction sites popping up is a welcome sight to both the people of Kazan and out-of-towners. The current growth and development of the city is a sure sign of a prosperous future.

Russians in London

Free Money, №02 (03), 2007

Just a few years ago, hearing Russian spoken was a totally alien experience for an Englishman. If in 1992 only one Russian national gained British citizenship, now there are more than 250 thousand Russians living in London alone, 700 of which are multimillionaires.

Running your own business vs. passive investment

Money and Time, №54-55, 31.03.2006

“Dealing” – a nice-sounding word, but one that doesn’t mean anything to the uninitiated. But today, this type of business opportunity is available to just about anyone. You just need to know who to work with and how to choose them.

Call a good deed what you want, as long as it’s truly good

Komsomolskaya Pravda (Tatarstan Edition), №43 (23680), 28.03.2006

There are well-known shades of meaning separating the concepts of “patronage”, “charity”, “sponsorship”. Historically, charity was conceived of as being a reliable, continuous and longstanding commitment. Patronage was often centered on one-time contributions to particular projects, with the patron’s image receiving a boost as a result.

Business at the Speed of Thought

Kommersant, №51, 24.03.2006

What’s the essence of business –making money, the process or the result? The famous billionaire Onassis once said “don’t chase after money, let it come to you.” One of those letting it come to him is Alpari vice-president Andrey Dashin.

The Renaissance of Charity

Evening Kazan, №41 (3191), 21.03.2006

At different stages in the development of Russian society, businessmen have been moved to do charity work by different motives: a deep religious faith, a desire to be remembered by future generations, the recognition and respect of society. What is inspiring today’s business leaders to get involved in charity?

Forex Now More Accessible to Small-time Investors

Kommersant, №204, 28.10.05

The Russian Forex market just received a stimulus which should help to promote further development in the industry. Two of Russia’s own software developers recently released the latest development in internet trading software: the MetaTrader 4 trading platform.