ISP Working Paper | The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact for the Post-Soviet Space and Russia’s Aspirations

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has become the largest global challenge of the current time, has had a significant impact on the post-Soviet countries. In order to understand the extent of its influence on socio-political and socio-economic processes in the CIS countries and in Georgia adequately it is necessary to estimate how the pandemic has changed their usual norms and rules. This working paper analyzes the role of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the post-Soviet space as well as Moscow’s aspirations for strengthing its influence in post-Soviet Eurasia.

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ISP Working Paper | Sergey MARKEDONOV | The COVID-19 pandemic. Impact for the post-Soviet space and Russia’s aspirations