#Eastern Europe

Signs of drug use are seen on a man's arm as he chats with a doctor with the Romanian anti-AIDS Association (ARAS) in Bucharest on September 6, 2021. Photo: Daniel Mihailescu / AFP
Signs of drug use are seen on a man's ar... […]

In Covid’s shadow, HIV on the march in Eastern Europe

In a Bucharest back street, drug addicts rush towards an ambulance handing out free syringes. While the eyes of the world are on the pandemic, the fight against HIV has slowed in Eastern Europe
A Ukrainian serviceman in a trench on the frontline with Russia-backed separatists near the town of Zolote, in Ukraine's Lugansk region, on April 8, 2021. Photo: Str / AFP
A Ukrainian serviceman in a trench on th... […]

Growing Russia-Ukraine tensions: a timeline

Tensions between Ukraine and Russia, accused of massing troops near its border and on the Crimean peninsula it annexed in 2014, have intensified since the start of the year. A timeline.