Demand for HIV testing in Russia increases by 5,500 per cent in less than a week. Here’s whyhttps://t.co/xZXYJ3PyrL— PinkNews (@PinkNews) February 17, 2020
The number of people living with HIV in Russia passed one million during the first half of 2019, according to Interfax, representing 1 percent of the population.
Dud’s film begins by listing a number of key statistics such as this, and the fact that about 100 people die from AIDS in Russia every day.
By interviewing a number of people living with HIV and their partners, the film discusses a number of issues relevant to the community, including serodiscordant (mixed-status) relationships, children living with HIV, and the links between the virus and drug use.