Demand for HIV testing in Russia increases by 5,500 per cent in less than a week

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.

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