Donetsk, Dec 25 — DAN. Russia’s new regions will launch four child centers by the end of the year, the Russian Culture Ministry told the Donetsk News Agency.

“Nine fixed-site child centers have been launched in the Lugansk and Donetsk People’s Republics and the Zaporozhye and Kherson region, and one mobile center in the LPR, ” the Ministry’s press service said adding that another four would have opened by yearend.

Earlier reports said that musical instruments, equipment, furniture and books had been delivered to 624 branches of 77 culture centers in the new regions. The presidential Foundation for Cultural Initiatives was among the contributors. jk