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URGENT APPEAL: Health and human rights crisis imminent for opiate substitution therapy clients in the Crimea
ReSovietizing Crimea? What the Vote Means for the Twin Epidemics of Drug Use and HIV
How do Russian officials consider the Human Rights?
The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture: non-provision of opioid substitution treatment is ill-treatment and torture
HIV Will Claim More Lives Next Year, Because This Year We Won’t Be Heard and We Won’t Be Helped
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August 21st, 2014

"Even if the Russian government wakes up and finally begins to really actively fight the epidemic, the effect of preventative measures will not begin to show until two or three years later, and by that time Russia will need to cure up to 1 million HIV-positive people, which requires huge resources: not only money, but also infrastructure, doctors, etc.," said Vadim Pokrovsky, director of the Federal AIDS Center.


August 19th, 2014

We are glad to present you the Annual Report covering the activities of Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice in 2013.


August 15th, 2014

The following is a transcript of an interview with Anya Sarang, President of the Andrei Rylkov Foundation in Moscow. Sarang, who has worked on developing and supporting the emerging harm reduction movement in Russia, discusses contemporary drug policy in the country and its effects. The interview was conducted by Alexander Marshall as part of his recent GDPO policy brief, ‘From drug war to culture war: Russia’s growing role in the global drug debate’.


July 27th, 2014

The survey was conducted among drug-using clients of the Low-Threshold Service Point (LTSP) that operated in Kaliningrad under the EU-funded project “Taking up Challenge: Developing Services to Contain the Spread of HIV and TB among Injecting Drug Users in Kaliningrad Oblast” between October 2012 and November 2013. The LTSP was established in cooperation between Kaliningrad Drug Treatment Dispensary and the NGO “YLA” in September 2012.


July 15th, 2014

Tuberculosis is a major health threat in Russia, where it is the leading infectious disease killer.The country has the highest rates of multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extremely drug resistant (XDR) tuberculosis in Europe and the third highest in the world. And those rates are climbing.


July 7th, 2014

The report was prepared by Andrey Rylkov Foundation in 2013 and describes the processes around access to HCV treatment in the Russian Federation.


July 4th, 2014

A protest in Moscow within Support don't Punish campaign on 26.06. marking the U.N. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking has highlighted the ‘torture’ drug users are put through in the Russian criminal justice system