Far from home, Russian exiles help Ukraine refugees

Pic shows Russian Yevgeny Zhukov (R), a co-founder of a civil society group which helps Ukrainians to receive medicine: "Emigration for Action" working with his colleagues in their office in Tbilisi, Georgia. – AFP pic, June 26, 2022.

POLITICAL science graduate Yevgeny Zhukov used to own a small coffee shop in Moscow, but when the war in Ukraine began he decided to pack up and leave.

Joining the tens of thousands of Russians that have fled their country, Zhukov travelled to neighbouring Georgia where he helped set up an NGO to aid Ukrainian refugees.

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