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Maryna Reshetnyak

Maryna lives in Odessa, Ukraine. Her primary area of interests is Public health, human rights and the economy.

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Latest posts by Maryna Reshetnyak

27 April 2011

Ukraine: Blogging about Dreams

Following the training on the use of citizen media, Activists of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine believe that blogging can be an important tool in advocating the...

17 April 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Activists Improve Storytelling Skills

In March 2011, patients of substitution therapy programs took part in a training event ‘We are Media’ in the Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk. The citizen media training taught the patients...

6 April 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Activists Discuss Association's Progress

The website of the Association of Substitution Therapy Advocates of Ukraine recently has published an article where an activist Yekaterina Slavskaya analyses the current state of affairs and the future...

21 March 2011

Ukraine: Personal Story of a Methadone Therapy Patient

Journalist and blogger Larysa Goreslavets tells the story of Olga, a patient at a substitution therapy program in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchug and how she managed to turn her...

3 March 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Activists Disturbed by Police Actions

In a recent interview, the Ukrainian interior minister called for increasing control over substitution therapy. According to the blog reports of various harm reduction activists, police started to pay special...

24 February 2011

Ukraine: Helping Their Community Through Labor Therapy

Sergey Tetiorkin, an activist from the Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine shares a story on the organization's blog about how substitution therapy patients help their community through an initiative called...

4 February 2011

Drop-in Center: Blogging Makes A Difference

This is the second part of the e-mail interview of Pavel Kutsev where we learn about other authors of the collective blog “Depo3p” and find out how the blogging helps...

16 January 2011

Drop-in Center: A Look Back at 2010 and Plans for the Future

The blog of Ukrainian organization of people living with drug addiction “Drop-in Center” was one of the first projects supported by Rising Voices. In this e-mail interview with its leader...

5 January 2011

Drop-in Center: Uniting Ukrainian Society in Fighting HIV/AIDS Epidemic

The recent blog post by Pavel Kutsev of the Drop-In Center advocates for the uniting of different sectors of Ukrainian society to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic. He believes that the...

27 September 2010

Drop-In Center: Continuing to be an Online Resource for Ukrainian Harm Reduction Movement

Pavel Kutsev, a leader of a Ukrainian harm reduction movement, started blogging in 2008 within the framework of the Rising Voices project the Drop-In Center. Now, nearly two years later...

22 December 2009

Drop-in Center: Playing Many Roles at the Same Time

The leader of the Ukrainian harm reduction movement Pavel Kutsev shares his thoughts on what it means to be a public activist and a representative of a marginalized group at...

7 December 2009

Drop-in Center: How Rehab should Work

Pavel Kutsev, the leader of Drop-in Center, a non-profit organization dealing with issues of people living with drug addiction, recently shared his opinion about the effectiveness of work of drug...

14 November 2009

Drop-in Center: Major Russian Paper Wrote about Ukrainian Experience in Harm Reduction

A week ago Rising Voices published a story about a visit of a delegation from Russia harm reduction activists to Ukraine and methadone site in Kiev. As it was mentioned,...