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

Richard Elovich | Posted 03.21.2014 | 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.

And The World's Largest Heroin Consumer Is...

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

REUTOV, Russia -- Nikolai Leonov was walking through this Moscow suburb with his 2-year-old daughter when the toddler bent down and picked up a bloodi...

Unholy Alliance: How a US-Russian Partnership Undermines Good Drug Policy

Daniel Wolfe | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Daniel Wolfe

Foreign policy makes unsavory bedfellows, but few instances of bedsharing are more disheartening than that of the U.S. and Russia on the issue of illicit drugs.

The Curse Of The Crocodile: Russia's Deadly Designer Drug

TIME | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

The new arrivals at the drug rehab center in Chichevo, a tiny village two hours' drive east of Moscow, are usually given two weeks without chores to r...

Russia Finally Admits To Its Hidden Heroin Epidemic

The Independent | By Shaun Walker in Moscow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At a playground just off the busy Prospekt Mira thoroughfare in central Moscow, there aren't any children playing on the swings. The slide is covered ...