Misha Friedman is a NYC-based documentary photographer with a background in humanitarian work. His recent long-term projects deal with corruption and patriotism in Russia and the tuberculosis epidemic in the former Soviet Union.
Ukraine has one of the fastest-growing HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world. One of the main reasons: intravenous drug use. But just outside the capital Kiev, a group is working with police to change their approach toward drug users — to treat addiction as an illness, not a crime.