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Russian Language publications

Friends House Moscow has a library of publications about Quakers that we have translated into Russian.  They are available for viewing and download on our Russian language website here: http://quakers.ru/category/library/ Around 60 titles in Russian are now included in the online library. They are available (mostly free of charge) as e-books in a variety of […]

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Walking with Wolf // Kay Chornook & Wolf Guindon

In 1950 a small group of American Quakers, conscientious objectors, left Alabama for Costa Rica. Their community settled in the wilderness of a tropical forest. Step by step they establish a way of life: starting a dairy farm, building roads, a school, a power station, a factory. Gradually an awareness of a need to protect […]

Newsletter Winter 2018

Our counsellor friends in Tatarstan don’t just help conscientious objectors.  They also advise serving conscripts and their families.  And they don’t refuse their help to young men who volunteer to join the army. This is the story of an 18 year old who signed up with the army and, on the way to his first […]

Newsletter Summer 2018

For the last year or two we have been helping the Refugee School in Moscow to stay afloat. Running a school for 80 kids is costly. We have been fortunate to get a series of donations and grants but now the money is running out: please help us to find more sources of funds. Read […]

Newsletter Winter 2017

Since 2010, military training has been required in Russian schools as part of OBZh, a “health and safety” course. This year for the first time, a student in Tatarstan openly refused to take part because of his pacifist beliefs. He was threatened with a black mark on his permanent record if he didn’t comply. Read […]

Newsletter Summer 2017

The summer newsletter for 2017 reports on a project that helps children who have emotional or expressive disorders or complex intellectual impairment. The photo is from a “feeling gymnastics” session. Also featured is FHM’s latest book publishing venture into “paperback printing”, to add to our existing library of online publications.

Annual Report 2016

The FHM annual report is a summary covering all the activity of the international collaboration that is Friends House Moscow. It contains a description of this year’s projects. It also gives details of FHM structure and includes an overview of the annual accounts for the British registered charity and the American nonprofit.  

Quakers and Russia – a resource for children

The attached document forms part of the “Journeys in the Spirit” series of resource materials for Quakers working with children aged 5 to 12 in Quaker Meetings and elsewhere. This edition (no. 29) came out in 2009.  It takes you “on a journey that starts by introducing you to a girl in Moscow called Marfa. […]