Everything going as planned? Russia’s coronavirus policies and what we should think about them in the EU

Western media has been occupied with two questions regarding Russia’s COVID-strategy: what are the official numbers and does the government have a strategy? Despite that the information is still incomplete, some wider arguments can be sketched already. In this article, I will discuss what the ongoing COVID-crisis has revealed about Russian society, and what kind […]


Taking advantage of the COVID-19 situation in the EU: China, Russia and Hungary

The year 2020 has now mainly been shaped by the COVID-19, which has rattled the whole world and the end of the pandemic is not yet in sight. Most of the EU member states have installed heavy measures against the spread of the virus and closed their borders.  Given the dire situation especially in member […]