The METROPOL Group of Companies pays great
attention to sponsorship and charity. It is active in aiding the
restoration of cultural monuments, and regularly provides
assistance to social initiatives and educational organizations.
In 2002, Mikhail Slipenchuk was awarded the
Russian Orthodox Church's Order of the Saint Blessed Prince Daniil
of Moscow, 3rd class, for the help rendered to restore the
Assumption Church in the village of Chernigovka, the Primorye
The company is proud to support sport events.
The METROPOL Group of Companies helped to set up the Kyokushinkan
Karate-do Federation in 2004. The Federation seeks to continue the
tradition of Kyokushin Karate-do in Russia and unite the
organizations where Kyokushinkan karate-do is practiced. The
Federation has already held the Youth Open Team Cup and the Men's
International Competition. Now the preparations for a world
championship are underway. The Federation is headed by IFC METROPOL
General Director Mikhail Slipenchuk.
The company also assisted the balloon expedition
to the North Pole. The flight is timed to coincide with the
anniversary of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and is a
present to the geography department that Mikhail Slipenchuk