Russia: Arrests for buying life-saving drugs online

Authorities have banned some medicines that contain mood-altering substances, to prevent non-medical usage.

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    In Russia, more cases are being reported of people being arrested and charged for buying life-saving drugs on the internet.

    Campaigners say medicines legally available in other countries are categorised as narcotics in Russia, making them illegal to buy.

     

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Moscow.


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