November 17, 2014 /
Jon Sawyer, Misha Friedman
In Vladimir Putin's Russia, and in occupied Ukraine, a rough road for LGBT activists and intravenous drug users.
November 17, 2014 /
Nora FitzGerald
Russia's government crackdown on the LGBT community is fueling an alarming increase in the AIDS epidemic in Russia. New infections increased by 10 percent in 2013.
November 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Nora FitzGerald
The government crackdown on Russia's activist LGBT community is mirrored by a surge in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS.
November 14, 2014 / Quartz
Misha Friedman
Intravenous drug users in Russian-annexed Crimea experience the effects of the transition. The substitution therapy they once relied upon is illegal under Russian law.
November 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
With Russia annexing Crimea, life has changed for everyone in the LGBT community. Some have left Crimea, while others are adjusting to the new realities of homophobic Russia.
October 20, 2014
Misha Friedman
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
October 15, 2014 / Time
Misha Friedman
Yegor Guskov and Bogdan Zinchenko, who owned a gay bar in Sevastopol, feared for their business — and their family.
October 3, 2014
Dimiter Kenarov
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Russian law prohibiting the dissemination of "homosexual propaganda" to minors claims its first victims: a small weekly newspaper ordered to pay a hefty fine and a teacher fired from his job.
September 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Crimean officials ramp up homophobic rhetoric.
September 17, 2014
Misha Friedman
Pulitzer grantee Misha Friedman travels to Russia to report on how LGBT communities have been affected by the amendment to Russia's Child Protection law, which effectively criminalized homosexuality.
September 10, 2014 / Untold Stories
Gregory Gilderman
Neglect and denial. According to Russian public health activists that's the Russian government’s strategy for tackling the challenge of HIV.
September 3, 2014
Jon Sawyer, Dan McCarey, Zach Child, Amelia Warshaw
In the fight against AIDS marginalized communities are still being left behind. Business as usual will not end the epidemic.

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