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09 May 2008


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Alternatives to Violence Project works with Russian conscripts
Reducing violence among the military may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it's something being tried by Quakers in Russia

  • Friends in Moscow and the city of Lipetsk are leading an innovative project bringing the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) to soldiers
  • In AVP workshops, participants are given examples of everyday situations that could lead to violence and encouraged to think how they could be resolved nonviolently


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