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ReSovietizing Crimea? What the Vote Means for the Twin Epidemics of Drug Use and HIV

Richard Elovich | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
Richard Elovich

In choosing affiliation with Russia, Crimea should not reject the needs of the socially vulnerable and some of the helpful responses emerging from within. HIV and drugs cross borders easily, affecting people of all ethnicities and political affiliations.

Russia's Free Speech and Public Health Crackdown

Eka Iakobishvili | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Eka Iakobishvili

This is not the first time Russia has attempted to censor civil society voices for public health. At the UN General Assembly talk on HIV last March the Russian delegation tried to stop a Ukrainian drug user from speaking about HIV prevention.

Chechnya Says Couples Must Be HIV-Negative To Marry

Reuters | – | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GROZNY, Russia (Reuters) -- The spiritual leaders of Muslim Chechnya have ordered that all couples who plan to marry prove they are HIV-negative, spar...