Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice
Русский

Posts with tag «repressions» 


December 13th, 2018

Moscow's only harm reduction NGO has been given a potentially devastating fine for doing the work it's meant to do


December 10th, 2018

Last week, a Russian group in Saratov, that for three decades has helped people living with diabetes, announced it was shutting down. According to the group’s leader, Larisa Saygina, its board members are “no longer willing to be involved in public/social activities.” That’s hardly surprising once you know the backstory.


November 30th, 2018

Filtermag about Russian drug policy and situation with our organization being fined for "drug propaganda".


November 6th, 2018

Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice (ARF) was recently fined in the amount of 800 000 RUB (which is an equivalent of 12 000 USD) for “propaganda of narcotic drugs


December 12th, 2017

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


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


April 18th, 2017

The story of our fight to get rid of the foreign agent status (still in process...)


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 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».