· February, 2012

Stories about Drop-In Center from February, 2012

Russia: Harm Reduction Web-site Blocked by the Government

  27 February 2012

At the beginning of February Russian Government blocked a web-site of the Moscow nonprofit organization Andrey Rylkov Foundation on the request of the Federal Drug Control Service (FDCS). This was the first case of enforcement of a new domain seizure rule which allow the law enforcement agencies to request domain seizure without a court order.

Ukraine: A Sad Story from The Life of the Substitution Therapy Patient

  6 February 2012

Recently two Ukrainian bloggers focused on harm reduction issues posted a story of a patient of the opiate replacement therapy from the town of Shostka. The patient appeared to be in a serious trouble, and despite that fact the main reason of the problem was his behavior, the other patients did everything they could to help him.