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After Russia’s Viktor Ivanov, Now Antonio Maria Costa: Stop Legalization Of Drug Trafficking

Antonio Maria Costa, former head of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) blasted drug legalizers, where “addicts are seen as cash-cows–their illness turned into an Eldorado for unscrupulous investors.” In face of the G7 sanctions against Russia … Continue reading

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General Dempsey and Viktor Ivanov Urge for U.S.-Russia Collaboration in Counternarcotics; Obama Stands in the Way

Both head of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, and Viktor Ivanov, head of the Russian Federal Drug Control Service came out with comments on the same day this week pointing to the need for cooperation on … Continue reading

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Boston Globe: Iran and the U.S. Share a Common Enemy: Heroin

As the heroin addiction and deaths due to overdose have spread around the U.S. like wildfire, Stephen Kinzer, a veteran journalist now with the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, writes in the Boston Globe yesterday that the … Continue reading

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U.S. Ally in War on Drugs, Russian Anti-Narcotics Head Viktor Ivanov, Banned from the U.S.!

In putting Viktor Ivanov, head of the Russian Federal Drug Control Service (FDCS), on the sanctions list and visa ban, President Obama has taken a step that is going to anger many in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Treasury, … Continue reading

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On Afghan Drug Explosion, Americans Make Excuses, Accuses Kabulov

Russia’s presidential envoy to Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, told Ekho Moskvy radio that a huge amount of Afghan heroin, as much as one-third of the total, is entering Russia. The drugs are either sold in Russia or pass through the country … Continue reading

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Russian Drug Control Chief Ivanov Warns: Legalizing Marijuana Is Wrong; World Is Losing the Battle Against Dope

On Thursday, Viktor Ivanov, head of the Russian Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN) made stern remarks warning that the world is losing the battle against drug trafficking. In particular, he said that so-called “light narcotics” should not be legalized. This … Continue reading

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Senior European Parliament Anti-Drug Expert Arlacchi: Stop the Anti-Russia NGO Game!

European Parliament ranking foreign policy eminence Pino Arlacchi, who used to run the UN Narcotics Control office in Vienna, has issued a stinging denunciation of illusions and delusions associated with anti-Russia policy of the U.S. and EU. His article, “The … Continue reading

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