Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice
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Posts with tag «russia» 


April 17th, 2018

Our position on the Conference on HIV / AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECAAC-2018) taking place in Moscow these days. For the third time we are boycotting the conference and encourages others to refuse to participate in the event. We are going to hold a series of single pickets against the conference from 9 till 11 every morning.


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


March 7th, 2018

The European Court of Human Rights has communicated a complaint from the Andrey Rylkov Foundation helping drug addicts. Six years ago, the Russian Federal Drug Control Service found appeals for drug use on their website and banned it.


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 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


November 6th, 2017

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


October 16th, 2017

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has recommended that Russia change its punitive policy approach within 18 months and consider decriminalizing drugs for personal consumption.


July 25th, 2017

There will be no changes in the situation with HIV epidemic in Russia until the governmental ideology is based on the traditional conservatism


June 21st, 2017

If the Russian government does not allow for the Russian people to know the truth, if more funding isn’t given to the health sector, and if more people don’t overcome stigmatization, then HIV epidemic has the potential to become even more widespread.