The Secretariat of the Russian Chapter of the Universal Peace Federation is located in Moscow. The Chapter operates in the major regions of the Russian Federation: Central Russia, Northwest Region, Volga Region, South Region, Ural-Siberia Region, and the Russian Far East.

World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Moscow

February 22, 2019

Moscow, Russia—About 40 people attended a UPF program dedicated to World Interfaith Harmony Week 2019.

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Youth Celebrate Interfaith Week in Moscow

February 10, 2019

Moscow, Russia—Contestants of the 2019 Mister and Miss University beauty pageant learned about a variety of faith traditions during World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in St. Petersburg

February 6, 2019

St. Petersburg, Russia—In honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2019, UPF organized several days of excursions and interfaith creative meetings.

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Yekaterinburg Peace Road Remembers Leningrad Blockade

January 27, 2019

Yekaterinburg, Russia—A Peace Road event honored the 75th anniversary of Leningrad’s liberation from a Nazi blockade.

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Ryazan ‘Peace Road’ Enters Winter Phase

January 20, 2019

Ryazan, Russia—The winter 2019 phase of the Peace Road project began with two days of activities, both indoor and outdoor.

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A Chilling Conclusion to Moscow ‘Winter Peace Road’

January 19, 2019

Moscow, Russia—UPF activists plunged into an ice hole in a Russian tradition inspired by the Christian celebration of Epiphany.

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Nordic Walking on St. Petersburg ‘Winter Peace Road’

January 15, 2019

St. Petersburg, Russia—The local chapter of UPF opened the winter season of Peace Road by sponsoring a session of Nordic walking.

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UPF Russia Inaugurates Interreligious Association (IAPD)

December 22, 2018

Moscow, Russia—Seventy participants attended a conference in the historic Hotel National at which the Russian chapter of IAPD was launched.

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St. Petersburg ‘Green Angels’ Focus on Environment

December 14, 2018

St. Petersburg, Russia—A meeting titled “Green Angels of St. Petersburg” brought together participants who are passionate about protecting the environment.

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Russian Cultural Evening Celebrates Volunteerism

October 27, 2018

Ufa, Russia—In the capital of the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan, UPF organized a cultural evening to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism.

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Russian Cyclist Completes Round-the-World Tour

October 8, 2018

Kazan, Russia—After 17 months, 13 countries, and 25,000 kilometers, a UPF Ambassador for Peace finished his trip around the world by bicycle.

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Spirit of Noble Rivalry at Peace Football Tournament

September 29, 2018

Moscow, Russia—UPF once again organized a football festival, titled Play Football for Peace, related to the International Day of Peace.

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Peace Road Banner Carried in Moscow Marathon

September 23, 2018

Moscow, Russia—Supporters of the Peace Road project participated in the 2018 running of the Moscow International Marathon.

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UPF Russia Celebrates Poetry and International Day of Peace

September 22, 2018

Vladivostok, Russia—UPF took part in a combined celebration of Peace Day and the birthday of a beloved Russian poet.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Moscow

September 21, 2018

Moscow, Russia—The Moscow branch of UPF held a meeting at its Peace Embassy to commemorate the 2018 UN International Day of Peace.

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Round-the-World Cyclists Meet in Siberia

September 7, 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia—Ildus Yanyshev, a UPF Ambassador for Peace who is bicycling around the world, was welcomed to Novosibirsk by the local UPF chapter.

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Lake Baikal Service Project Draws International Teams

August 24, 2018

Kultuk, Russia—Adults and children spent several weeks improving an area near Lake Baikal as part of an annual service project organized by UPF.

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World Cup Fans Unite behind ‘Peace Road’ Banner

July 15, 2018

Moscow, Russia—UPF-Russia volunteers used the occasion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup to unfurl the “Peace Road” banner at numerous football matches.

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Hand-Biker Completes Cross-Russia Trip

July 13, 2018

Vladivostok, Russia—A UPF Ambassador for Peace without hands or feet traveled from west to east across Russia using a hand-operated bicycle.

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Russia: UPF Sponsors Environmental Cleanup

June 17, 2018

St. Petersburg, Russia—Participants experience camaraderie and challenge while doing service at Eco-Losevo.

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