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Controversial Legislation In Ukraine Affecting Country’s HIV Response

Inter Press Service: Ukraine Crackdown Hits Fight Against AIDS
“Groups battling one of the world’s worst HIV/AIDS epidemics say their task may get ‘catastrophically’ harder following the introduction of controversial laws in Ukraine in response to months of anti-government protests. … The International HIV/AIDS Alliance Ukraine has told IPS that under the new laws it will not be able to pass on Global Fund financing to its local partners as the subsequent taxes would force them to close…” (Stracansky, 1/25).