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Prisons as a source of tuberculosis in Russia
TB, Stigma, and Drug Control: A case from Russia
Outdated Approaches Fuelling TB in Russia, Say NGOs
Update on further negative developments around the “last way clinic” in Yekaterinburg, Russia
Interviews with patients of the Yekaterinburg TB clinic which is known as “the last way clinic” among its patients.
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January 24th, 2017

On 17th of January, 2017, the Shadow Report in relation to the review of the 6th Periodic Report of the Russian Federation (E/C.12/RUS/6) was submitted on behalf of the Russian Public Mechanism for Monitoring of Drug Policy Reform to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR).


January 16th, 2017

The Andrey Rylkov Foundation distributes sterile needles to people who use drugs on the streets of Moscow. Now they are facing the Ministry of Justice which is accusing them of being “foreign agents”. Ivan Varentsov explains the case.


December 28th, 2016

“H.I.V. is not a personal problem, it is a social problem, and it should be solved as a social problem,” Elena Plotnikova, who works for the foundation, said as she handed out supplies. “The basic attitude of the government is: You made a bad decision and we are not going to help you.”


December 27th, 2016

We got requests for help from 9 families out of 30 families participating in our project. We collected 36100 rubles as a result of crowd funding through social networks. Donations were received from more than 40 people


December 14th, 2016

«We are totally left without any financial or moral support to fight not only the epidemic, but also a government, which sabotages the health protection of their citizens».


December 3rd, 2016

Drug treatment centres in Moscow have reportedly begun distributing the overdose reversal drug naloxone to people who use heroin and other opiates.


November 25th, 2016

Apathy and political expedience have shaped the Kremlin’s frozen-in-time views on the virus. Will officials finally act to prevent a national health crisis?