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Millions of Russian Drug Addicts Have No Rehab, Little Hope

By Paul Gaita

Despite being overrun by addiction, Mother Russia appears at best disinterested in dealing with a worsening problem. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 13, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Russians are horrified by their drug abuse epidemic, insurers pay big markups as doctors dispense drugs, and the Rolling Stones survive a half-century of partying. MORE  

World AIDS Day

By Tony O'Neill

Today activists unite to highlight issues like Russia's counterproductive and brutal approach to drug users. MORE  

Russian Drug Tsar Criticizes US Afghan Strategy

By Zac Curtis

Cracks are showing in joint Russian-American efforts to stem the flow of heroin leaving Afghanistan. MORE  

Kidnap and Cold Turkey: Russia's Addict "Treatment"

By Walter Armstrong

Russia has the world's highest number of heroin addicts and government policy leads many to get HIV. As if that weren't enough, they're now being disappeared in brutal "rehabs". MORE  

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