Russia gives Christmas gifts to children in Syria


Children in Syria received New Year's gifts, collected in the framework of the action "Children of Russia for the Children of Syria".

Russians from the Tula, Pskov and Moscow regions, as well as from Kazan, Orenburg and Ufa, collected about 10.5 tons of clothes, shoes, school supplies, stationery, soft toys and sweets for Syrian children.

"There are 94 children in our school who had parents or brothers killed during the armed conflict. The children were certainly very pleased with the gifts," RIA Novosti quotes the Russian language teacher in Latakia, Svetlana Krasula.