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Newsletter Winter 2023

This is a little different from our usual sort of newsletter… Normally we showcase our own work and the projects we support. But this time we are not describing these activities in detail. This is to safeguard the people who are working on them. Instead, a map just shows countries where we are currently operating, […]

Newsletter Winter 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is – sadly – still ongoing, after more than 8 months. We continue to support the Alternatives to Violence (AVP) project in Ukraine which remains active, even though conditions are difficult.  The AVP group in Moscow has also resumed work (with caution!). In addition we now support AVP work in […]

To Form a Faithful Community

Julie Harlow describes how the daily international online Meeting for Worship, to hold Ukraine in the Light, was started and continues. “Many spoke of the painful confusion they felt in truly grappling with Friends’ peace testimony for the first time. If one prohibits the use of violence, what happens to the Ukrainians? Is it acceptable […]

Newsletter Spring 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has, understandably, had a large effect on our work. This newsletter gives a quick round-up of what has been happening. Work in Russia continues but is being impacted by international sanctions. Meanwhile there is a new project in Estonia to support refugees from Ukraine, and we have also been helping […]

Newsletter Winter 2021

The pandemic continues and one can’t say that life is “back to normal” – but the projects we support are thriving. Some have embraced “hybrid working” (part online, part face to face). And some have expanded their activities – including a 2,000-mile “expansion” halfway across Russia… To view and/or download the newsletter, click on the […]

Video: Big Change – Tim, a volunteer

A video made by Big Change, featuring Tim who volunteers with the “English Club” (in English with Russian subtitles). This video accompanies the PowerPoint presentation about Big Change that was given at Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering, July 2021. Material from this video is included in our longer compilation video about Big Change, “Quaker Moscow Big […]