Already in 1916 Kandaurov secretly initiated the establishment of the "Society", in anticipation of a possible imminent end of the war, for a future Paris Russian lodges. From "Society" soon grew "the Committee" . In different countries, there were Russian diplomats, with whom he corresponded, brothers Masons, which he took on the account. These were people stuck on duty or on its own initiative in the Balkans, Switzerland, the Scandinavian countries, in Madrid and London. The Board has contacted the French lodges. Kandaurov methodically collecting the names and addresses of the brothers - in the first place, of course, diplomats familiar to him personally, to keep them at least ephemeral contact, especially in the light of what has been done in Russia. He guessed right: "Provisional Committee of the Russian Masonry" with the arrival of the first immigrants proved to many newcomers organizational center. Arrived in 1918-1919. Paris Aitov, Sliozberg, Mamonov, Polovtsev and others were in the company of friends, have found Kandaurova in Paris (Panchenko, Rapp artist Shirokov, lawyer Gruber - the future star of the Paris "Barreau" ].