A poster calling for peace in Russian and Ukranian

Ukrainian Pacifists: War is a crime against humanity

On April 17, 2022, Ukrainian pacifists adopted a statement reposted here, together with an interview with Yurii Sheliazhenko, executive secretary of the movement.

Russian protesters against war in Ukraine

Russia: Standing against the militarist festival

Below is the second issue of the newsletter of the Movement of Conscientious Objectors in Russia (Движение сознательных отказчиков).

Poster for the Russian CO Movement statement

Statement of the Movement of Conscientious Objectors (Russia) for the International Conscientious Objection Day

Dear conscientious objectors to military service, today we mark our CO day while war is being waged.

Stop the War placard at an antiwar protest against the war in Ukraine

Russia: Protests against the war

In this article, the Movement of Conscientious Objectors in Russia (Движение сознательных отказчиков) explains ongoing anti-war protests in Russia. WRI stands in solidarity with all nonviolent protesters resisting the ongoing war in Ukraine inside and outside Russia.