Vegetarian clubs, communes, associations ETC. in Moscow & elsewhere in Russia, with an emphasis on those where English is spoken. Vegetarian/vegan/animal rights forums. anything else setup to allow contact and communication between veg*ns....

Center for Ethical Treatment of Animals (English page) This active animal rights organization has many English-speaking members

Vegetarian community "Grishino" somewhere in Karelia, north from St. Petersburg, has vegetarianism as part of its "official" ideology. Active as of 2009! The Russian page is more up-to-date.

The Ark (English page)   This community near Maloyaroslavets, Kaluga region, about 100 miles south-west from Moscow, has a pronounced vegetarian sentiment floating around. (May 2010: active, alive in both Russian and English) An active site, in English, dedicated to Moscow's homeless animals

Russian Animal Right Alliance Updated list of events. Active forum

Russian Animal Rights Alliance - Introductory page in English (checked May 17 2010)

BIM (Charity Fund For The Protection of Animals) 

ul. 26 Bakinskikh Komissarov 1, kor. 2, kv. 35
MOSCOW 117571
Tel: + 7 (095) 249 1829, 433 6226
Fax: + 7 (095) 281 0710
Chairperson: Daria Taraskina

Pes i Kot ("Dog and Cat") Charity Fund A list of animal shelters. A place to start if you are looking for a pet. Russian only.

Wildlife Protection Center of Russia (English version) 

A list of animal welfare organizations in Moscow  Russian only; focus on dogs.  (May 17 2010: PAGE DEAD)

Greenpeace Russia (English page)

International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW Russia

Zov Predkov ("Call of Ancestors") Animal Shelter  Russian only.

Russian Society for the Protection of Animals  (May 17 2010: PAGE DEAD)

World Animal Net Links to Russian animal rights resources

Dog shelters listed in The Moscow Times, the Community Notices page:

Poor dogs at MUNICIPAL DOGS' SHELTER in Kozhukhovo (southeast), caught from Moscow streets, need your warmth, love and care. You may find loyal dog and cat friends at Visiting hours noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday. Contact: (916) 015-2873, Ludmila.

Private animal shelter EKO needs financial and other help badly. Among beautiful dogs and cats of the shelter, you can find loyal friends. For more information, please visit or call Ludmila at (916) 015-2873.

The Eurasian Vegetarian Society (neglected; move to the bottom) - Russian page of the International Vegetarian Union. Nothing on Russia in May 2010. Moved to the bottom of the list. Not possible to add updates. Check again an if nothing happens delete.


May 18 2010
Feb. 7 2010