Tag Archives: russia

The People and the Power

The fight for the heart of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) It may not be a great leap to suggest that many Europeans woke up last week to a growing sense of anxiety and foreboding about the situation unfolding in Ukraine. … Continue reading

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INPUD members at ARF in Russia have website shut down

Here is an article from our friends at Harm Reduction International, writing about a truly appalling situation (another one) to emerge from Russia -affecting our dear friends, INPUD members and peer activists at the Andrey Rylkov Foundation.  This courageous HIV/AIDS, … Continue reading

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Users United Around the Globe in Support of their Russian Peers

Users United Around the Globe in Support of their Russian Peers Posted on December 5, 2011 New York City Kicked off the global protest on the eve of World AIDS Day, and were followed by 12 other cities POST Press Release (please … Continue reading

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Russian Embassy Protest, Dec 1st

On Dec 1st, 2011, World Aids day, people in 8 countries around the world will descend on Russian Embassies -To protest at the criminal treatment of people who use drugs – in the biggest catastrophe in the history of HIV … Continue reading

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Russian attempts to silence yet another activist

Below, are the stories of 2 individuals that have been active in the field of human rights and harm reduction in Russia, who have found themselves at the sharp end of Russia’s new tool of political repression; the fitted up … Continue reading

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