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Helping the Homeless in Moscow

Russia, like many other countries, struggles with the problem of homelessness. Estimates of Russia’s homeless population range from the thousands to millions.

Meet Georgina Deiratani, a woman who lived in Syria and moved to Moscow in 2002. Since 2017, she has organized a food bank to feed the homeless at Yaroslavsky Station every Wednesday.

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