Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice

Posts with tag «viktor-ivanov» 

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.

August 22nd, 2015

The Moscow Times about the consequences of termination of OST programs in Crimea and about ARF work in Moscow.

July 11th, 2015

On the 26th of June the Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice (ARF), together with the representatives from the Eurasian Network of People Who Use Drugs (ENPUD) took part in the international “Support. Don't punish” campaign.

May 2nd, 2015

Synthetic drugs commonly known as Spice can be used to facilitate "color revolutions," according to Viktor Ivanov, Director of the Russian Federal Drug Control Service (FDCS).

April 20th, 2015

The Federal Drug Control Service's proposal to revive Soviet-era work camps in order to treat drug addicts was met with skepticism by leading health researchers and activists

September 17th, 2013

Russia: large-scale government program for the rehabilitation of addicts is in urgent need of improvement.

June 1st, 2012

At a recent parliamentary hearing on the drug problem in Russia, Irina Yarovaya, head of the State Duma Committee on Security, called the Internet the “main supplier of drug related information” and suggested strengthening the fight against drugs online. She also suggested that all civil servants, police officers and other “security” professions undergo mandatory drug testing; this includes job applicants.

April 7th, 2012

On 3 February 2012, the Moscow Directorate of the Federal Drug Control Service has shut down our website. The Andrey Rylkov Foundation addressed the Russian drug czar in an open letter and demands the respect of its right to freedom of expression

March 17th, 2012

After banning their website, Mr. Ivanov, the Russian drug czar accuses the only NGO distributing needles in Moscow of selling methadone - HCLU report from the CND!

March 17th, 2012

Morales presented a Coca-show, the self-criticism of the US drug czar has its limits and the Russian drug czar likes to think big