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Crimea: With or Without Drugs

Georgii, a resident of Crimea, struggled with drug addiction for years before finding a solution in opioid substitution therapy (OST). But when Russia annexed the peninsula, it dismantled the program.

Crimea: Drug Users' Lives Uprooted

Following Russia's annexation of Crimea, intravenous drug users lost access to their opioid substitution therapy. Many are now faced to choose whether to leave, return to drug use or to die.

Crimea's Drug Users in a Predicament

When Russia annexed Crimea in March of this year, it closed down all OST (opioid substitution therapy) programs. As a result, drug users in Crimea have found themselves in a serious predicament.

Transgender Crimea

Pasha is a transgender person from Sevastopol, Crimea, but Russia's annexation of the peninsula earlier this year threw his whole life into chaos. Today he is a refugee in Kiev.

Yana Paskova hosts @NewYorkerPhoto's Instagram

Yana Paskova begins her Pulitzer Center project by hosting @NewYorkerPhoto Instagram feed, providing a real-time look at her project on Bulgaria 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.