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A new generation of drug users in St. Petersburg, Russia? HIV, HCV, and overdose risks in a mixed-methods pilot study of young hard drug users
The impact of the Global Fund’s Eligibility Policy on the sustainability of the results of the last Global Fund HIV grant for Russia
Protected: The Lancet: Disputed figures do not hide Russia’s HIV epidemic
The sustainability of the results of the last Global Fund HIV grant for Russia are under a threat
AIDS deaths surge in Russia as global health officials say, “They did it all wrong”
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February 28th, 2020

Maksim Malyshev, Social Work Coordinator at the Andrey Rylkov Foundation, told AFEW International about the problem of chemsex, the rudiments of harm reduction in Russia and the mental health of people engaged in chemsex.


December 30th, 2019

For three years already the herbalist and healer of Peruvian origin, Daniel Diaz-Strukov has been in jail. He is facing lifelong imprisonment for attempted drug trafficking. Strukov ordered Peruvian “Dragon Blood”, a dietary supplement, which is sold freely in Russia.


November 22nd, 2019

Millions of people in Russian suffer from drug addictions, but the authorities prefer to arrest them rather than support awareness-raising programs. One NGO is trying to help.


October 31st, 2019

“It could be used against anything as innocent as reposting a rap video,” says human rights lawyer


October 1st, 2019

A new cohort of drug users in St. Petersburg may have emerged, which is much safer in its injection practices compared to previous cohorts. However, risky sexual practices among this new cohort may expose them to the possibility of sexual transmission of HIV and widespread drug paraphernalia sharing to the HCV epidemic.


July 1st, 2019

What was the point of abandoning in 2018 everything that was achieved in Russia within the GF-funded 3-year project, when it’s highly likely that everything will have to be started from scratch in 2020? Isn’t it just a waste of money, time, efforts and lives of people affected by HIV?


April 28th, 2019

The Award was received at the Harm Reduction International Conference in Porto