A video made by Big Change, with messages from their students (with English 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 Change” which is available on […]
A message of greeting (in Russian) to Friends House Moscow from the Founder and Executive Director of Big Change, Irina Ryazanova. This video accompanies the PowerPoint presentation about Big Change that was given at Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering, July 2021. A version of this video with English language voiceover is included in our longer compilation […]
This PowerPoint presentation (Russian language version) is about the Refugee Centre in Moscow. It was shown at Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering, July 2021.
This PowerPoint presentation (English language version) is about the Refugee Centre in Moscow. It was shown at Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering, July 2021.
This PowerPoint presentation is about Big Change, the organisation in Moscow that helps young people from orphanages. It was shown at Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering, July 2021.
To mark World Refugee Day 2021, our latest newsletter looks at refugees and migrants in Russia – the legal situation, what the numbers look like, how people arrived, and how asylum-seekers live. We also look at the Friends House Moscow projects that help children of refugees and migrants – with education, learning Russian, and integrating […]
What a year it has been. The projects that we regularly support were forced online by the pandemic, but they continue to work actively and make an impact. And new green shoots are appearing: we funded a new project this year in the south of Russia, and another exciting initiative with migrant kids, southwest of […]
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.
“I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness. And in that also I saw the infinite love of God; and I had great openings.” Although Friends are not supposed to have “sacred texts,” these words from […]
Conscientious objectors in Russia have a new online source of information. The Alternativshchik website is full of articles and news about “alternative service” which can be chosen instead of military conscription. There is a library of pacifist material, and a gallery showcasing recent “alternative servicemen”. Alternativshchik started life in 2006 as a printed newsletter which […]