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Leonid Roshal, illustrious Russian children's doctor, received today a European of the Year award
Leonid Roshal, illustrious Russian children's doctor, received today a European of the Year award, established by the popular magazine, Reader's Digest. Editors-in-chief of eighteen European-based versions of the magazine approved this nomination. Dr. Roshal is the best possible embodiment of contemporary European values and traditions, Conrad Kishel, Reader's Digest director of overseas publications, said at the awarding gala in Moscow. The laureate donated the 5,000 Euro that came with the prize to children who suffered in a recent Southeast Asian calamity. Leonid Roshal heads the Moscow Research Institute of Urgent Pediatric Surgery and Traumatology. He established an international organization for aid to children in a plight. Dr. Roshal visited the sites of more than twenty major disasters in four continents. Among them were the first Gulf War, wars in Yugoslavia and Karabakh, the Romanian revolution, and earthquakes in the USA, Egypt, Japan, Afghanistan, Turkey, India, Algeria and Armenia. In his home country, he was active in hostage rescue at Moscow's theatre in Dubrovka, and at the Beslan school in North Ossetia. The European of the Year award was established ten years ago. There are foremost notables among its previous winners-suffice it to mention Peter Eigen, founder of the organization against corruption; Simon Panek, People in Trouble foundation founder; Justice Eva Jolie; Paul van Beitenen of the European Parliament; and Linus Thorwalds, who invented the Linux operation system.
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