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Eurasia

HIV in Russia: Valery's Struggle

A day in the life of Valery, an HIV-positive former intravenous drug user who is trying to rebuild his life after spending eight years behind bars.

Tajikistan's Dream

Poor, landlocked, and bedeviled by its neighbors, Tajikistan is staking its future on the one resource it has in abundance.

Russia: Death By Indifference

The Russian government refuses to adopt measures to slow the HIV/AIDS epidemic that will soon result in millions of deaths. Gregory Gilderman reports from St. Petersburg.

Water and the Fight Against Drugs in Afghanistan

Trans-boundary tensions have cast a shadow over Afghanistan’s water infrastructure - and that's bad news when the country is trying to fight its status as the world’s largest opium producer.

Russia's Nuclear Salesmanship

Russia’s nuclear industry is expanding quickly. Energy-hungry countries put aside concerns over Chernobyl and Fukushima as they seek to join the nuclear club.