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Russian Democratic Society is a community of Russian immigrants in the UK. We unite like-minded individuals, groups and organisations in shaping a democratic future for Russia. We empower people to push ideas forward by facilitating horizontal connections for all.

As Russia descends into chaos, we strive to build a coalition of ordinary people ready to collaborate and contribute to Russia's social, economic, and political future. Our call to action is to lead Russia to a legitimate system of democratic governance. This is our constitutional right.


Following the recent heartbreaking news about the death of Alexei Navalny, our community is extremely concerned about the lives of other prominent opponents of Putin's regime, who are currently political prisoners. Please consider writing to your MP to urge them to raise the question of Mr. Kara-Murza in Parliament.

Contact your MP to urge the UK government to refuse to recognize the results of the presidential elections in Russia



Raised to buy medical equipment for a clinic in Vinnytsia, Ukraine.

For the raised money we bought a fiber gastroscope which allows for diagnosing internal bleeding and an electro coagulator to stop bleeding as well as a complete kit of necessary accessories.


Raised to buy a large power generator for Zoryanskoye, Kharkiv oblast, Ukraine. 


Raised to buy generators for households in Ukraine. It was enough to buy 11 generators and 5 sleeping bags 

Delivered with from the Polish border to Kyiv, where the organization Dopomoga dityam viyny distributes and installs the equipment.


Raised for a shelter organised by volunteers in Kazakhstan

$3,600 - rent for 20 people per 3 months
$320 - resident permit for 1 person

Logovo helps Russians fleeing mobilization via a telegram bot and leads a strong anti-war campaign


Raised for shelters for those fleeing wars, including:


Ethos - a shelter in Yerevan, help war refugees fleeing wars in Ukraine and the republic of Artsakh

Pristanište - a shelter in Montenegro for those fleeing the war in Ukraine

Upcoming Events

  • Марафон протестных акций «Путину нет!»
    Марафон протестных акций «Путину нет!»
    February 21st - March 17th
    Акции пройдут по всему миру.
    February 21st - March 17th
    Акции пройдут по всему миру.
    February 21st - March 17th
    Акции пройдут по всему миру.
    Российские антивоенные демократические силы проводят протесты по всему миру. Цель марафона — показать, что у Путина нет поддержки большинства. Это миф, созданный пропагандой. Большая часть российского общества не признает его легитимным президентом и выступает категорически против войны в Украине.

Past Events


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Let’s Succeed Together

Voluntary activism is a core strength of any community. Russian Democratic Society encourages everyone to stand with us. We will succeed only when change comes from within, and we want to empower you to take an active role. Learn more about the opportunities available to lend your support.


Active participation is an essential part of our community's success. Donations and fundraisers are a great way to connect with your local community and spread the importance of our mission. Within our varied range of campaigns, it is easy to find something that personally inspires you.


We all have the opportunity to motivate others and inspire change. By Taking Action, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that our mission is heard and has a far-reaching and lasting impact.


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Declarations we signed

  • Open Letter in Support of LGBTQ+ People. In light of the Russian State Duma's first reading of a bill that bans transgender transitioning, the LGBTQ+ community in Russia has published a letter in support of LGBTQ+ individuals. RDS joins over 1,000 LGBTQ+ activists and allies who have signed the letter.

  • Declaration of Russian Democratic Forces. This signature is for us - an acknowledgment of the need to unite for a common goal. The declaration calls things by their names. The war against Ukraine is criminal, the current Russian political regime is illegitimate, imperialism is unacceptable, and political persecution and forced displacement of Ukrainian citizens must be stopped.

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