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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Outdated Approaches Fuelling TB in Russia, Say NGOs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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April 24th, 2016

Watching Russia host a side event on science at the UN General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem in New York on April 20 was akin to watching climate change denialists host a look at global warming.


April 24th, 2016

Russian representative suggests methadone and heroin are the ‘same narcotic drug’ as outside experts condemn country’s take on treatment: ‘They’re the world leader in denying the science’


April 19th, 2016

This week, diplomats gathered at the United Nations in New York will adopt a document outlining the future of global drug policy — a text that may have been better in the eyes of many advocates if it weren't for one country: Russia.


April 19th, 2016

It is bad enough that the Russian government denies opium users one of the most effective dependency treatments – methadone. Now, Russia’s government is targeting drug users who sue for their health rights in court. Alexey Kurmanaevsky, a social worker, found this out the hard way.


April 9th, 2016

ARF, CALN and a number of their partner organizations approached UNAIDS as a co-organizer of EECAAC 2016 asking to share its for mitigating the obvious negative human rights and health consequences of Russia’s non-evidence-based and harmful approach to responding to the epidemic at both the country and regional levels.


March 21st, 2016

Why does ‘harm reduction’ continue to be such a problem for global drug policy when it’s a proven way of reducing cases of HIV?


March 15th, 2016

In anticipation of UNGASS 2016, Russia is creating international alliances to promote its vision of drug demand and drug supply reduction. Countries that Russia approaches for participating in these or similar “common positions” should be aware of Russia’s outdated, ineffective, unscientific, and repressive drug policy.