Andrey Rylkov Foundation
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Posts with tag «drug-policy» 


August 21st, 2018

"Sir Nicholas Clegg remembers something strange about his time in the UK government. From 2010, when he became deputy prime minister under David Cameron, Sir Nicholas began to speak with his fellow MPs about the country’s approach to illegal drugs and noticed an alarming disconnect between science and politics, evidence and emotion...."


March 20th, 2018

CRPD recommended Russia to reconsider their approach to drug policy after taking into account the shadow report submitter by Andrey Rylkov Foundation


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 6th, 2017

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


May 9th, 2017

Russia is one of the only places in the world where the number of HIV infections is rising. One of the reasons for this is the country’s repressive drug policy.


March 6th, 2017

Georgiy Vanunts, reporter of the Russian media outlet FurFur visited AMOC Center run by the Rainbow group in Amsterdam, which has one of the oldest and one of the most appealing safe injection rooms in the world.


March 4th, 2017

In Russia, a punitive Soviet approach to drug users is still in place. But a new generation of activists is ready to challenge it.


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.


August 24th, 2016

About the work of harm reduction project in South Africa