In “Friends and Comrades: How Quakers helped Russians survive famine and epidemic“, Sergei Nikitin tells the story of how Quakers provided famine relief in southern Russia, during the turmoil of the Russian revolution. The relief effort is credited with saving the lives of 400,000 people. Originally published in the Russian language, the book is now […]
In the 1990s, the iron curtain was giving way or at least becoming permeable in the age of perestroika. After writing letters for 20 years while teaching Russian at two schools in Exeter, Patricia Cockrell was at last successful in setting up an exchange with a school in Moscow. And in 1992 she was awarded […]
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 […]
This brochure can be downloaded and printed to make a tri-fold leaflet. The contact and donation details in the leaflet are for Friends House Moscow Support Association in the USA.
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. […]
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