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For more than 20 years, homeless people in Moscow have found assistance at the Social Adaptation Center.
Andrei Nikerichev / Moskva News Agency

In Photos: The Shelter That Helps Moscow's Homeless Bounce Back

Like other countries around the world, Russia struggles with the problem of homelessness. While there are no official figures, estimates of Russia’s homeless population range from the thousands to millions.

For homeless people living in Moscow, there are several shelters and places to get back on one’s feet. One of these is the Social Adaptation Center, named after the famous Russian philanthropist Yelizaveta "Doctor Liza" Glinka.

Here's a look at everyday life for the center and its residents:

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