In pictures: Beating heroin in Russia

Home from home

Puza (English: tummy) the cat is one of the home's pets, along with a dog and a hamster.

As well as attending school, the boys take sports, play computer games, go on outings to the zoo.

Before they came here, some of them were shooting heroin or sniffing varnish, living on the street in the freezing winter.

One of the current residents was taking heroin at the age of 12.

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