Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice



Implementation of methadone therapy for opioid use disorder in Russia – a modeled cost-effectiveness analysis
Why Russia’s Heroin Addicts Are Going Through Hell
Meet the Victims of Russia’s War on Methadone
Could European Court of Human Rights Overturn Russia’s Ban on Drugs to Treat Heroin Dependence?
How three drug users took on the might of the Russian state
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ARF needs your support to continue providing lifesaving health and human rights aid to young disadvantaged drug users on the streets of Moscow, Russia. You can find a description of our project and donate here.


March 7th, 2018

The European Court of Human Rights has communicated a complaint from the Andrey Rylkov Foundation helping drug addicts. Six years ago, the Russian Federal Drug Control Service found appeals for drug use on their website and banned it.

February 23rd, 2018

The report on our harm reduction work in Moscow in 2017

December 12th, 2017

Russians Targeted for Links to Foreign ‘Undesirable’ Groups. Our case is also highlighted in the article.

December 12th, 2017

Russia accounts for nearly two-thirds of all new HIV infections in the European region, the report found. After Russia, Ukraine has the second largest HIV epidemic, with 240,000 people living with HIV. Drug users are most at risk.

November 25th, 2017

The requirements of the Prosecutor's Office are absolutely illegal and we will appeal against them. We consider that the situation is completely unacceptable as we have to pay these illegally imposed fines instead of spending this amount of money on saving lives, protecting people from HIV and preventing drug overdoses.

November 22nd, 2017

A court in Moscow fined us for 50,000 rubles (US$862) for a 2011 hyperlink at our website to a publication on the OSF website

November 6th, 2017

Interview with Maxim Malyshev - the outreach work coordinator in Andrey Rylkov Foundation