Русский | Russian Cultural Association "RESURRECTION" - Sep 24, 2004 Hong Kong
Letters and drawings for Beslan
English Translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas

Hundreds children's drawings, letters, colorful applications and albums, badges, flags of Hong Kong and foreign nations, posters have been received by Russia's general consulate in Xiānggǎng (Hong Kong, 香港) from school children of Hong Kong's international educational institutions for delivery to their counterparts in Beslan. The general consulate's representative Dmitry Prosvirkin, informed ITAR-TASS today that the children's letters express pity and solidarity in connection with the tragedy that befell school No. 1.

"The children write, - the Russian diplomat said, - that they are praying for Russians, that they are mentally with them - in far away Beslan; they call on them to courageously bear their fate.". In their feelings the children are united: We need peace! "

Alongside the messages and drawings, the international schools of Xiānggǎng list monetary donations to the families of those who were injured by hands of terrorists.