In pictures: Beating heroin in Russia

Finding strength

Mr Roizman has established in Yekaterinburg a private museum of Orthodox Christian Church art from the Urals and northern Russia.

Religious faith is an important support for many of the addicts in the Fund's rehab centres.

"Most of the guys here are Christians and I think the Lord won't send us any troubles we can't survive," says Valentin at Izoplit.

Words and pictures by Patrick Jackson, BBC News, November 2007. Drug-free City website:

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