Ukrainian doctor accused of drugs trafficking acquitted

Dr Illya Podolyan, a substitution maintenance therapist, accused of drug trafficking has been acquitted in Ukraine.

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“We welcome the decision by the Appeal Court” said Pavlo Skala, Senior Programme Manager on Policy and Advocacy for the International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine, “it confirms the inconsistency of the charges brought against Dr. Podolyan and the lack of adequate medical attention he received while he was detained. It comes as a great relief for him, his family and us all.

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