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The article analyzes the activities of charitable organizations in Russia. The author explores the motives for carrying out charitable activities. Based on the results of the in-depth interview, the priorityareas for the activities of charitable organizations in Russia, the requirements that the state shouldestablish in relation to charitable organizations, as well as the specifics of interaction between thestate and charitable organizations, are determined. The article also explores the fundamentals oflegislative regulation of charitable activities in Russia.