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Refugees on the move

Newsletter Winter 2016

Refugees in Moscow? Yes, and not just from Chechnya, like in the old days: now they arrive from Syria, Afghanistan, Africa… The Refugee School has been going for 20 years and is needed as much as ever.  They teach kids to speak Russian (necessary to enter the state school system) as well as a variety […]

Newsletter Summer 2016

In our spring newsletter we reported that FHM is helping to support the work of Moscow’s volunteer prison visiters, the ONK [Social Observation Commission]. Anna Karetnikova, a member of the Commission, writes about some of the prisoners she has encountered.  In this extract from her blog we learn what happened to Nadezhda, in women’s prison […]